Internships; if nobody told you, college time is the time for you to go ahead and understand the need and value of Internships. Internships are an integral part of a student’s college life and play an instrumental role in shaping the professional side of a person.
They provide you with the necessary insights into the corporate world and give you the requisite platform to showcase your skills and at the same time, learn and learn and learn. They provide some serious exposure which is far away from the 4 confined walls of a classroom. Also,internships enable a student to understand the intricate details of a corporate and then go ahead and take an informed future decision on the basis of their understanding. They are fun, as well as give some serious lessons. We get to build good connections with the outside world and at the same time learn from our colleagues and bosses.
Also,if you’re looking to enhance your CVs,there’s no way better than Internships. Good internships stand out on a CV and have an immediate positive impact on the recruiter. And thus these internships go a long way in your career. And you know the best part? You get to earn money. You finally can supplement your pocket money by doing some meaningful internships. Although, not all internships are paid, but the ones which are unpaid are worth the certificate and the learning experience they provide.
Now, coming to the other side of it.Internships can be exploitative too. There are organisations which will make you work like an ass and won’t pay you sufficiently, and at times won’t pay at all. Don’t get into this trap. There is always an authenticity and credibility attached to an organisation.Don’t just blindly chase internships. Consult your seniors and peers and before taking it up.There would be plenty of internships available to you in these 3 years of college,like innumerable ones.All you gotta do is take up the ones worth going for!