Internships allow students or trainees to work for an organization with or without pay, in order to gain hands-on work experience or satisfy educational requirements. An internship can be part-time or full-time and varies in timing (most common are summer internships). For the past 10 years or so, many top organizations have made a push to revamp “the internship program/experience”, focusing more on practical, hands-on work and less on mundane administrative tasks. This push has increased students’ interest and excitement in seeking out and completing internships: since the work closely resembles what they hope to do, post-grad.
Studies show employers are more likely to hire someone with internship/work experience over someone with no internship/work experience. Overall, an internship lays the foundation for the start of your career. Learn More
These are positions often offered to candidates with 0-2 years of experience. These roles are usually slightly more advanced than those of an intern. Entry-level job titles usually include the following: analyst, associate, coordinator, staff, etc. Companies love to hire recent college graduates for these positions! Take some time to review the below resources as you prepare for your job search.