Ex-Meta intern job offer rescinded at Elon Musk’s Tesla 72 hours before joining: ‘Disappointed and heartbroken’ | Common

A former Meta intern took to LinkedIn and claimed her offer at Tesla was canceled just 72 hours before she joined Elon Musk’s company. She said she got the offer after “three grueling months of applying and interviewing for new positions,” after she was laid off by her previous employer. She allegedly turned down another offer to join Tesla.

A former Meta intern shared this screenshot of an email claiming to show a job offer she received from Elon Musk’s Tesla. (LinkedIn/Carmen Lee)

“This afternoon, my offer at Tesla was canceled 72 hours before I was supposed to start due to a company reorganization,” she wrote. “Frustrated and saddened I don’t even begin to describe how I feel, and I know I share the same sentiments with everyone else who has had the unfortunate experience of enduring layoffs and/or supply cancellations, especially from Tesla over the past two weeks,” she added.

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In the following lines, she shared with us more about her qualifications and the type of job she is looking for.

A former Meta intern shared this post on LinkedIn claiming that her job offer at Elon Musk’s Tesla has been rescinded (1/2). (LinkedIn/Carmen Lee)
A former Meta intern shared this post on LinkedIn claiming that her job offer at Elon Musk’s Tesla has been rescinded (2/2). (LinkedIn/Carmen Lee)
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The post was shared about 11 hours ago. Since then, the post has accumulated nearly 200 reactions. It has also collected many comments.

What did LinkedIn users say about this post?

“This is terrible. I’m so sorry this happened to you. Best wishes, and let me know if I can do anything to help you!” the LinkedIn user wrote.

“Amazing designer alert! I can’t speak highly enough of the work she did on our team at Meta,” another added.

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“This is absolutely ridiculous. You don’t deserve this,” a third joined in.

“It’s a shame that companies do this. Carmen has been a great partner in our Design Systems team, supporting 900 designers and engineers. I wish you good luck in your search,” said a fourth.

According to the woman’s LinkedIn profile, she worked as a “product design intern” at Meta in New York for four months. She is currently “pursuing opportunities in product design, user experience design, and design systems.”

(HT cannot independently verify the claim)

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