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Internships are extremely popular -- [ 9 of 10 college students] complete at least one in their careers, it . This is sometimes difficult to understand for the first-time applicant.
Internships are basically an opportunity to go somewhere and work, generally without compensation (although you can sometimes receive sponsorship from the [ OCC] and [ CES]). HoweverIn its ideal, there are many the monetary gain passed up by doing an internship is offset by other benefits, principally the professional connections you build and the opportunity to try out a career for a limited amount of time without any commitment.
Most internships aim to recruit college students, and thus take place over the summer and, as such, can be longer than a semester of classes (14 weeks vs. 12 weeks).
== Advice ==