Internships

Make the Most of Your Internship

"One-hundred percent of the people I hire have had internships," says Michelle Goza, a campus recruiter for The Gap. "It’s foolish not to pursue the opportunity." As companies realize that successful internships benefit both the employer and the employee, the diversity of internships is growing: from mentor-led programs to unpaid volunteering to well-paying gigs. Follow these steps to make your internship a success.Choose the Right InternshipThink in advance about what you want from your...
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Defining the Six Most Common Internship Types

A student on the make for an internship can't go wrong learning the key terms of the trade. You'll sound more informed and focused if you can describe to potential employers exactly what kind of experience you want.

And, if you're aware of the different ways an internship experience can be structured, you'll be better able to judge which internships you will enjoy and profit from the most.

To get you started, we've compiled a quick guide to the six most common types of internships. Use these...
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Internships

An intern is one who works in a temporary position with an emphasis on on-the-job training rather than merely employment, making it similar to an apprenticeship. Interns are usually college or university students, but they can also be high school students or post graduate adults seeking skills for a new career. Student internships provide opportunities for students to gain experience in their field, determine if they have an interest in a particular career, create a network of contacts, or gain...
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