As we say often here at YouTern: internships are now a prerequisite for starting your career right. And it appears the message is getting through… 67% of the class of 2013 completed at least one internship.
The good news continues: according to a recent survey by Internships.com, 56% of those employers surveyed plan to increase their intern hiring in 2014. Based on that survey, the infographic below shows why and when employers hire interns, what they look for in a new hire, and where applicants can really impress during the hiring process (most valued by employers: interview performance).
And as soon as you’re done reading, start looking for your next internship. Yes, it’s only January. According to the survey, however, summer internship season is the most competitive – which starts now!