Students: How Internships Work

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Diego Ruiz '12 (left) interned at MPR. He is pictured with Jeff Jones '01, who also interned there and now works for the station.

Why do an internship?

  1. Explore your interests and gain valuable experience
  2. Apply theory and knowledge from the classroom
  3. Explore possible majors and careers
  4. Gain confidence
  5. Develop new skills  
  6. Earn college credit
  7. Get out of the classroom and into the real world
  8. Build your resume
  9. Network with employers and professionals
  10. Transition into a job or prepare for graduate school

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