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Hi /adv/, I'm looking for job selection advice. I'm

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Hi /adv/,

I'm looking for job selection advice. I'm torn between 3 different places.

The first is my job at school, boring IT work that pays $13 an hour, with around an hour commute each way.

The second is an internship at a tiny (6 people) startup doing software development that pays $15/hr, with a 45 minute commute each way. I'm worried that this one will expect me to work unpaid overtime.

The third is an internship at a fairly large multinational insurance company, doing some combination of IT and software development, that pays somewhere upwards of $13/hr, and is around a 20 minute commute each way.

Do any of these sound outright better/worse than the other two?
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you make the school one sound the most shit, not only is it an hour away, but it's boring and the pay is the lowest on the pay scale you can go. As far as working overtime, I wouldn't stress about that. You're an intern they probably won't even need you to work a full day.
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>>17112596
>I wouldn't stress about that

The only reason I do is that the person I interviewed with said that if I wanted, I could leave early and work from home. Which to me sounds like they might expect me to finish working 8 hours, then go home and work more.
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>>17112615

Working from home is a mixed bag. I work from home as a Software Developer, I also help support the software I publish.

You'll NEVER not be off of work, you'll always have a knee-jerk reaction to check emails and deal with every situation as it arises. It's nice to really make your work space as comfortable as you want it and be at home, but understand, it's hard to 'get off of work' when it's always 20 feet away from you.
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>>17112648
If you had a 3 megabit connection at home, would you be able to do what you do?
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>>17112669

In my situation? No. I could not.

However, the answer to this question completely depends on what you'll be doing as IT and Software Developer.

For me, I develop an extension for AutoCAD, I routinely need to move around 20-30MB DWG files and plenty of other files around that size. On a 3Mbps connection, this would be slow.

However, if you're doing basic code base maintenance or basic at-home troubleshooting. I think you could manage. Again, this really just depends on what your work calls for, each job can vary wildly in this situation.
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