Job aspirants keep on looking for all possible opportunities to stand apart in the selection process of an interview. One of the most viable methods is by taking internships in-between your studies or after graduation as it gives an experience which is not imparted through lectures. Internships make you the ideal candidate to be hired.
A research by NACE shows that 60% chances are there that your internship may turn into a job opportunity. Interns who spend their time in project management and market analysis etc. have good chances of showcasing their skill. The management wants to see the potential of the interns and they will hire them only when the interns add value to the company by their research and projects.
Candidates who complete their internships are considered to be more loyal and their rate of leaving the company in at least five years is less. Companies invest resources and time on grooming the proper candidates for the position. The method of hiring through an internshi…
Through the help of Drake University’s Professional and Career Development Services program and advisors, the majority of complete at least one internship before graduation.
Mikhail Koha Dei-Anang, a junior politics and international relations major, interned in the office of US Senator Al Franken, D-MN. “It’s much less ‘House of Cards’ than you would think,” Koha Dei-Anang said.
A day in the life of a Senate intern included giving Capitol tours, doing research and interacting with constituents.
“The best part was getting to interact with people,” Koha Dei- Anang said. “It was getting to interact with different people through the lens of politics.”
Koha Dei-Anang’s internship experience included in-depth research and interacting with people, while junior chemistry major Margaret Clapham’s research experience included primarily in-depth research.
“There were often days where I would go to the lab, not see anyone for eight hours and I would go home,” Clapham said, describing her work…