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Benefits for students

Benefits for Students

Internships provide students with many distinct advantages as they prepare for their careers:

  • On-the-job learning, which provides a real-world perspective on your chosen career,
  • Opportunity to network with other professionals, making valuable contacts that could lead to permanent employment,
  • First-hand experience with the issues and trends in your career field,
  • A distinct advantage over others entering the job market,
  • Ability to develop a comprehensive portfolio to present to prospective employers.
Last Reviewed: September 7, 2007