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Internship basics – What is an internship?

According to the National Society for Experiential Education, an internship is “a carefully monitored work or volunteer experience in which an individual has intentional learning goals and reflects actively on what he or she is learning throughout the experience.” Let’s break this down a bit:

“Carefully monitored” – you should be supervised, ideal by someone knowledgeable about not only the work you will be doing, but also about the larger career field.
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