Internships Let You Try Before You Hire


It’s impossible to learn everything you want to know from a potential employee’s resume and an interview.

That’s why internship programs can be a valuable way for students and employers to get to know each other before making a big commitment. But just how effective are internships as a test run?

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, nearly two out of three respondents offered full-time jobs to their interns. More than 70% of those offers were accepted.

Source: NACE’s 2007 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey, www.naceweb.org.

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