The Value
of Internships

Internships are important for both sides i.e. the students and the employers, for several reasons. Here are some of the reasons why internships are important:


1) Internships provide students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge they learned in the classroom to real-life situations.

2) Internships help students develop their communication skills.

3) Internships allow students to network with other professionals, which can help them secure future jobs.

4) Internships teach students how a professional workplace operates and how to exhibit professionalism

5) Internships can help students grow both personally and professionally.


1) Interns provide an extra set of hands-on projects, which allows more senior-level employees to focus on more critical projects.

2) Interns can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to the company.

3) Interns can be a potential source of future employees for the company.

4) Interns can help the company build relationships with universities and colleges.

In conclusion, interns are an excellent source of new perspectives, vitality, and value for your company. Interns frequently demonstrate greater commitment to seeing projects through than regular employees, but this mindset needs to be encouraged.

First, it is important to create and carry out a well-structured internship program. Interns are expected to receive deeper training, outside of the classroom and in a real-life working environment. Thus, you must play your part as well and keep them inspired.

Understanding what interns want from their internship experience is the first step. If your business is aware of its driving forces, you can design an intern program that will appeal to them and be long-lasting.

You will be able to learn more about how to inspire interns to work hard and do their best from the upcoming i-Coach Training Toolbox. Stay tuned!

In the meantime read the i-Coach Expert Skill Set Profile, to learn more about the value of internships and what makes an internship a quality one. Interested in learning even more? Do check out the sources provided below: