What is an internship?

What is an internship?

Interns are typically current college students, recent graduates or other people looking for exposure to a new career. Internships usually last a fixed period of time and may be paid or unpaid, depending on if the intern will be receiving college credit.

What do you plan to do after this internship?

“After this internship, I plan to complete my final semester in college and apply leadership, project management, communication and technical skills that I’ll gain in my academic, volunteer and extracurricular activities. My plans after graduation include pursuing a career as a business analyst for your company.”

Can You fulfill the interviewee’s expectations?

This provides insight into whether you can fulfill the interviewee’s expectations so that neither of you wastes time. “My expectations involve being able to learn how to identify business problems, how to choose strategies to address these issues, and how to plan and execute the tactics needed to achieve these goals.

What skills do you look for in an intern?

Great candidates for your internship may also have transferable skills from college classes, community service or extracurricular activities. Ask 5-10 of the following interview questions to get a better sense of a candidate’s skills and experience that may help them succeed in your intern role.

Internships are supervised, structured learning experiences in a professional setting that allow you to gain valuable work experience in a student’s chosen field of study. Internships require a minimum of 120 hours (typically, at least 10 hours per week during the fall and spring and either part-time or full-time during the summer).

What does a quality internship look like?

A quality internship: Consists of a part-time or full-time work schedule that includes no more than 25% clerical or administrative duties. Provides a clear job/project description for the work experience.

What is a Chegg internship?

Chegg. Updated: November 7, 2019. An internship is a program offered by an employer that provides potential employees with work experience. Internships are typically targeted towards students, who work between one-and-four months at their chosen company to gain practical on-the-job or research experience. Each internship is different.

Do companies use internships as a talent pipeline?

Companies also use internships as talent pipelines to fill their own full-time positions. For employers, internships are a lot of things: a super-extended interview, a training program, and (frequently) a smart way to hire for open roles.