How to Make the Most of an Internship

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Competition for internships is getting stiffer. For college grads who want a leg up on a job post-graduation, internships are a great way to gain experience and get a foot in the door. Here are some tips on how to make the most of one.



Never think any internship is a dead end. Instead, think of it as an important beginning to your career. Taking that into consideration, what you do during an internship makes all the difference.

A study found 91% of employers want grads who have had one or more internships, but 50% of those employers haven’t yet taken on any new interns for the summer months. What does this mean? Those wanting internships will have stiff competition. In order to impress an employer, once you do land an internship, I’ve compiled helpful tips below.





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