Benefits for Interns from an Internship Program
- Internships are an excellent way to learn about an industry of interest while also acquiring some of the necessary skills and tools for success in that industry;
- Internships are a great way of building a relationship with an employer in an industry of interest. This relationship can open doors to future positions and networking opportunities that can strengthen one’s career;
- Interns participating in an internship are typically more engaged in their learning and develop a better work ethic and more skills and abilities. These interns later become more dedicated employees and involved community members.
- By providing experiential learning while still in school, internships can give students real-life experience in their potential future choice of career. It can also be used to satisfy certain college program requirements