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Is it my luck or are recruiters really backed up and taking forever to get back about status? I got an offer for an internship only after reaching out about status a week after they said they would get back.

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All the recruiters I’ve interacted with have been incredibly backed up. No harm in politely reaching out if you have been waiting awhile

Takes some delicate follow up. Went through internship interview process and it took a couple emails and a lot of patience. Best of luck!

Imagine someone that has a job but then actively chooses not to do it. That is 90% of recruiters in a nut shell. They move slower than snails and are painfully paired against roles they don’t understand - there are obviously outliers to this and great recruiters - but haven’t found any recently

I had similar experiences but it depends on the company. I noticed some were really slow, others fine and then the ones that were on top of everything. As mentioned above, a polite email is totally fine.

Thank you for the responses everyone. I sent an email to the recruiter who is on vacation. I just wish recruiters gave more accurate response times from the start knowing they’re backed up

Recruiters have a bad habit of not getting back to you I feel like

UW, I already have an offer for an internship from a company that didn’t respond to me until I sent an email. She mentioned she was behind and gave me the offer over the phone.

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