An internship experience is a bridge between the sweet ol’ student life and the professional employee! It’s a unique opportunity to taste-test a work environment before you actually commit and, of course, it’s an opportunity to experience the ‘real world.’ Here are few things to keep in mind if you’re looking to turn your internship experience into a career.
Today’s workforce practically requires every college student to gain professional experience before landing an entry-level job. And one of the best options for college students to gain that experience: internships.
But what if that internship is less than satisfactory? What if what looked good on paper, isn’t so good in real life?
Right now are you just sitting around waiting for another rock-star internship experience to start?
How many of you are taking the time to get ready for your internship? Now I know that you might be thinking that the whole reason you get the internship is so that YOU can learn from US, and that’s ok! But I’m a firm believer that you will get more than any of your classmates out of an internship if you go in from day one with the right attitude, objectives, and research.
Here’s a list of what you should do in the weeks prior to starting your next internship to outshine your peers, from day one.