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When should I start looking for an internship?

When should I start looking for an internship?

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Malcolm Carneal

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Malcolm Carneal, Digital Nomad, MCA, Hawick

Answered Oct 12, 2020

Internships are important for those to gain expertise in a field before they work in a particular field or company. They can either be paid or seen as a type of volunteer work. Some internships even guarantee a job with the company after completion of the program. It is recommended to do these internships during the junior year off college.

As graduation is quickly approaching during this year, it is best to look for the internships during this time so that you can obtain one before senior year. It is even better if you are able to find one that promises a job, so that the stress of finding a job after college is taken away.

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C. Lopez

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Answered Oct 12, 2020

The internship is primarily a program for fresh graduates. It is a kind of program whereby newly graduated graduates are employed and work at or with an organization. The primary aim of this is for the student or graduate to have work experience and to be ready for employment.

Most organizations actually trained an intern for a stipulated period of time in order to employ him or her after the conclusion of the training. Most times, the trainee or intern would not be paid, and he or she can also be lucky enough to be receiving payment.

Therefore, the advisable time to start looking for an internship is when you get to your final year in the higher institution. You should start to make your findings of the organizations that take intern, and which one might be best for you. Getting an intern immediately after graduation has a whole lot of advantages.

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O.Olivia

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Answered Sep 29, 2020

The best time to look for an internship is during the junior year of college. This time is great because you are near the time of obtaining your diploma, so you will want to start to gain experience in your field. However, not every one wants to go to college, so it is also acceptable to look for one during high school.

There are many companies that accept internships from high schoolers. Regardless of when you apply or accept an internship, you should expect to gain the knowledge to succeed in the career field of your choice. It could also be paid, but if not, the knowledge you obtain from it is priceless.

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Cesar H. Pablo

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Answered Mar 20, 2018

Internships are usually conducted for people to gain experience within an industry or field that they are interested in without getting a job with the company. Sometimes, internships are paid and some are voluntary. Companies need interns because their industry may be growing bigger and bigger. There are specific job types that usually have interns. They are usually large corporations that require a long period of training. Internships allow people to start learning before acquiring a job. If you are interested in an internship and not a regular job, then you should start looking rather early in your schooling either during high school or college.

Probably during your junior year of college should you start researching and determining which places you would apply for. Then during your senior year, I would start applying for the internships.

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