What are the benefits of an internship?

  • Gain valuable work experience.
  • Develop new skills and refine others.
  • Reality-test tentative career choices.
  • Meet and work with professionals, establishing contacts for letters of reference and networking.
  • Experience new work environments.
  • An engaging company culture and competitive organization.
  • Access to high level executives and industry leaders (opportunities to network with various individuals in the office).
  • Professional Development Training whether in skills or industry specific software.
  • In addition to potential wages earned, student work and internship experience is valuable for exploring fields of work which you may wish to enter after graduation. Experience develops new skills and strengthens existing skills. Work experience helps you establish professional contacts in a potential field of interest. You will be able to demonstrate work setting accomplishments in your resume.

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