An internship is a short-term work experience opportunity that could be paid or not. The short-term position serves as an introduction to a career path. Internships allow interns to get real-world experience in their chosen subject.
Depending on opportunity availability, an internship may take place during the school year, over a school break or during a certain quarter. Completing an internship could help one obtain college credit for it.
An internship helps with gaining useful work experience, completing college requirements, and enhancing one’s curriculum vitae. During the period, many parts of full-time employment can be introduced while allowing one to explore their own interests and establish their own professional goals through internships.