Why should I pursue an internship?

Why should I pursue an internship?

  • In today's competitive job market, internships or other relevant work experience are very often expected by prospective employers.
  • An internship gives you the chance to work with professionals in the "real" world.
  • You will learn new skills, gain professional contacts and clarify your career goals.
  • Your internship supervisor can be an important professional reference when you begin a job search.
  • An internship is just one more step in creating a well-rounded portfolio of experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the job search.
  • An internship allows you to "test out" the world of work and explore real economic environments to find your areas of strength and interest.