You may have the best grades. A long list of student activities. And amazing references from professors. But when you start looking for a job, you find that you are sending out tons of resumes, and getting no calls. What is the problem? You are missing a key component in making you an attractive candidate - an internship. According to a recent survey done by Internships.com and reported in Forbes Magazine, "69% of companies with 100 or more employees offered full-time jobs to their interns in 2012" and even better news, "Fifty-three percent of the surveyed employers said they expect to hire more interns in 2013 than they did in 2012..." Basically, the internship can be looked at as an extended interview. And even if you do not get hired on by the company you intern for, the "real world" experience is invaluable and makes your resume even more robust and well-rounded.
Want some more information on the importance of internships? Take a look at this Forbes Magazine infographic.
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