Internships: THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE
Upon graduation, students are thrown into the world, beginning their journey applying for the job of their dreams. Often the “promised job” after four years working for a degree is not as available, or easy to obtain as once thought.
t’s a battle for the best. 10, 50, 100, or even thousands of applicants may be fighting for the single position available. So how do you get one foot in the door, get one step ahead of the rest so you can get your dream job? The key? Internships. But why are internships so important? Internships allow teenagers and students to get hands on work experience in the career field of their choice. A huge benefit is the mentorship provided. Working as an intern allows you to potentially work directly under some of the best influencers in your field, giving you the capability to see what it’s like working in that field, and giving you the opportunity to ask questions you otherwise might not be able to. The mentorship also is a great chance for networking. When it comes
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