Internships are one of the best ways to get real work experience as a student. Here are some advantages and benefits of internships for students:
Real Life Experience and Exposure
Internships offer students to use their learning into action in a real-world environment. Learning is one thing, but taking those skills into the workforce and applying them is a great way to explore different career paths and specializations that suit individual interests.
In addition to learning the specialized skills of a particular field, professional soft skills such communication, punctuality, time management, teamwork, problem solving, and creativity are also obtained in an internship, fully preparing interns to enter the workforce upon graduation.
Having an internship benefits you in the working environment, and it also builds your professional network. The professionals you encounter during an internship can be your future colleagues or the connection to your first job.
Taking on an internship helps student learn about the work environment, but it also helps student learn about him/herself. They will have a much clearer of their own strengths and weakness.
Getting a letter of recommendation
By successfully completing an internship, a student can obtain a positive recommendation that can be used for future employers, college admission and scholarship applications. Most organizations and jobs that you apply would want employees to have some sort of professional experience and it is a plus to have an internship experience for fresh graduates.
At Mengly J. Quach Education PLC (MJQE) through the Career Planning and Placement Center (CPPC) also offers the chance to students to participate in MJQE’s day-to-day-operations and engage with experienced and professional staff and management in Education sector. Addition to the above benefits intern also get the 24h worldwide accident and health insurance since the first day, allowance and opportunities to transition into full-time position, etc. For more information about internship program at MJQE please visit Career Planning and Placement Center at: Facebook page: Career Planning and Placement Center, www.mjqeuducation.edu.kh, www.mjqjobs.com; Tel: (855) 012 797 939.
by Sopheak Vong