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Internships

What is an Internship?

An internship is a short-term work experience that is intended to expose you to a career field of interest while offering you the ability to acquire professional experience. Internships can be structured in the following ways:

  • Full or part-time
  • Short or long-term
  • Paid or unpaid
  • For credit and not-for-credit
  • Self-directed or mentor-led

Why do an Internship?

In addition to exploring careers and developing professionally, internships are an opportunity to "try-out" a career and network and develop contacts. Some mutual benefits:

  • Allows a company that you are actively investigating to evaluate you
  • Your internship may provide a "foot in the door"

According to NACE 53% of Employers converted Interns into Full - Time employees.

 

 
 
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