Perhaps because we’re all so busy with studying and working that night job. True – college is time consuming, and having a full or part time job makes it nearly impossible to add an internship into the mix, but trust me, it is worth the juggle.
You are “70% more likely to be hired as full-time employees with a company than candidates with no experience at the company,” said Elisha Hartwig, blogger on Mashable.com.
The stats back it up and, honestly, it is another “must” for college graduates. As Forbes discussed in “5 Things You Need to Know About Internships,” regardless if the internship is paid or unpaid, it is worth it.
Luckily, our PRSSA chapter has a great resource of up to date internship opportunities for members. Check it out before it’s too late!
Written by: Luis D. Sosa