Student Benefits of Internships
There are many great ways to learn what you want from your career, but one of the most important is to commit to at least one internship opportunity during your college career.
Benefits of Internships
- Learn more about yourself and your future career interests
- Provides a professional experience that links academic coursework to the disciplines that a student may want to pursue for a career
- Students will gain a better understanding of a specific company or industry and the possibility of a longer term career fit
- Potential to have a full time job offer after the internship experience and/or graduation. Approximately 63% of 2013 college graduates who took part in paid internships received at least one job offer (NACE, 2013).