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​Why Do an Internship?

In addition to building your resume and developing practical skills to augment your classroom experience, there are some other reasons why you may want to experience an internship: 

  • Increase your marketability to employers
  • Get your foot in the door at a company    
  • Obtain references for future job opportunities
  • Increase your starting salary
  • Facilitate the transition from student to professional
  • Network with those in your field
  • Build your confidence
  • Test-drive possible career paths
  • Stretch yourself

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      "It's not good enough just to be booksmart. You need to be able to synthesize the analysis and communicate it clearly to others."

                                                                  -AJ Christensen, Bates White

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    Jake Corkin.jpg ​"I ​would not have been able to get such a great full-time job if I hadn't worked so hard to get an internship while still an undergrad."

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    "I learned the most just talking to [my boss] and trying to emulate him."

                                        -Whitney Staples, Schramm, Williams & Associates   

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