That means every single student gains professional on-the-job experience or delves deeper into a chosen major through a special research project. Many students find that these opportunities not only add to a resume but lead directly to employment after graduation.
More than 80% of employers want new grads they hire to have completed a formal internship.
A recent article at TIME reported the results of a Harris Interactive survey of college students and hiring managers. According to the article, “more than 80% of employers want new grads they hire to have completed a formal internship.”
In addition, while 44% of students who don’t complete internships feel ready for the job market, 58% of students with unpaid internships and 70% of students with paid internships feel prepared for the workplace.
The fall edition of TRINITY magazine highlights stories about the internship and research experiences of current students as well as alumni.
Read Career Ready, Life Ready, the fall 2013 edition of TRINITY magazine!