What are Internships?
An internship is a fantastic opportunity for your child to gain some work experience in a field of interested that is offered by a company for a limited period of time.
Firstly, it looks great on their CV if they’ve obtained some experience in the field they’re interested in; this will help them stand out from the crowd amongst other candidates in future roles.
The bonus of an internship only being for a limited period of time means that your child can get a taster of their desired industry and see if it’s right for them through gaining a personal insight from the on the job experience.
The invaluable experience that an internship brings also allows them to develop and build their skills, gain feedback which can help further develop and improve their capabilities, maybe even turning some of their weaknesses into strengths.
Finally, an internship gives your child the chance to network with people in the industry and create connections with employers and peers that can potentially help and guide their future careers.