[Infographic] Are Internships Still Worthwhile?
So you’re looking to gain some practical industry experience during term break or to find out if the industry you’re eying is really worth joining. An internship may be what you need. Employers are definitely keen to have you and internships are proven to have a better chance of landing you a full-time job offer, as long as you meet what they want in interns.
But not all internships may be worth your while. For example, financial benefits aside, paid internships are far more beneficial than unpaid internships in the long run. In any case, here’s an infographic that looks at whether doing internships are still worthwhile:
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Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.