An internship is a work tenure mutually agreed upon by a student and employer. Lasting anywhere between 2 to 6 months, can be paid or unpaid.
The purpose of an internship is to gain practical experience in a niche. In India, most students seek an internship in relevant fields as a part of mandatory professional training required by their college curriculum.
There are many ways in which it can benefit an intern, here are a few of them;
Internships allow you to explore the professional area as a potential career option. If you want to make a career in a field, an internship is the best way to learn relevant skills and the day to day challenges in the job. And how well you fit in the role.
Learning and developing skills
“There’s no substitute to experience.”
No matter how many A+ you score in the relevant subjects, the experience you’ll gain at an internship will be unmatched to any of the theories provided in your books.
Internships are an opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills which will help you in the future job pursuits.
Along with technical skills, internships also help develop soft skills, such as; communication, time management, punctuality, etc. necessary for a professional environment.
Expertise for your resume
The reason most people seek an internship is to add some skill to their résumé. But just don’t earn the certificate, earn expertise as well.
Apart from the learning opportunities, if authorities would see a potential in you, you can also land a full-time job opportunity with the organization.
Even if you don’t get a job offer from the company you’ve interned in, that experience can increase your chances of getting a job in the relevant field.
An internship will help you assess your existing skills and skills you would need to pursue a specific career.
It will help you evaluate the skills you fall behind in, and what are the ones that you already have masted? This assessment can help you build the necessary skill set for the job of your dreams by the time you’ll have to seek a permanent position.
An internship is your first step in the professional world, take it as an opportunity to learn, and it will always be an asset on your resume.
With this post, we’re delighted to announce the names of summer interns who’ll intern with HireTale.
We hope you gain the knowledge and experience you seek with this internship. We are excited to see you onboard.