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[ID:0242]There is no simple answer to this question. Generally speaking, it refers to the exchange of work for knowledge, and in this way, is similar to an apprenticeship. A good internship allows you to work on a specific project of interest and to build on your academic specialization or previous work experience. You may not receive a stipend as an intern, but typically the sponsoring organization will invest some time and money in structuring your internship and making it a beneficial training experience for you. Being new to the field and to the organization, your work will likely be monitored by a supervisor or mentor.

The underlying principle of an internship is to provide both knowledge and...

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Persevere. Companies, while willing to help students, have other commitments that are much higher on their priority lists and perseverance will be your greatest asset. 

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Her thoughts on The International Workplace
Interning was much more about my personal growth as a global citizen rather than prowess with MS Office or project management tools.

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