69 bytes added, 21:37, January 24, 2006
Fixed a sentence so it doesn't sound condescending.
Internships are extremely popular -- [ 9 of 10 college students] complete at least one in their careers. This is sometimes However, the process of finding, applying, selecting and participating an internship might be difficult to understand for the first-time applicantaround.
Internships are basically an opportunity to go somewhere and work, generally without compensation (although you can sometimes receive sponsorship from the [ OCC] and [ CES]). In its ideal, 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.