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Internships and other job shadowing opportunities are terrific!

  • They give you a chance to get a taste of what certain work environments are like and what a particular profession or industry may entail
  • They provide a forum for networking
  • Optimally, you may acquire useful skills, experiences and insights you can discuss when you interview with potential employers

However, they are not all created equal, and don’t all deliver the desired results:

  • Conversion rates from internships to fulltime positions are declining (@48%, down from 59% in 2012).
Read on!