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  1. Bob Alagh
    May 23 - 04:11

    As well as internships being increasingly valued by employers we have noticed a good number of internship supervisors are hiring the interns if they are in their final year or have graduated. In New Zealand the internship culture isn’t that strong as the Universities here are not offering credit and students are still of the opinion that their degree alone will get them the right job…we tend to see them applying for internships after they have graduated and learned the hard way how much employers value experience. Of the last 10 NZ graduates we have placed in internships, 7 have received job offers from the internship sites. Those who don’t know how powerful an internship can be are going into further study, changing industry, taking any paid work or going overseas. Getting a foot in the door has been working for decades….

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  3. [...] In an April 2013 ICEF Monitor article, we looked at various examples of how institutions and governments are recognising the increasing importance of internships. Our examples were mostly traditional internships – paid or unpaid – where a student goes to work for a company for a specified time and then may or may not be hired on. But James Jefferson of Equator recently contributed an article to the Guardian that posits that the concept of internships demands re-evaluation – and stretching. [...]

  4. [...] In an April 2013 ICEF Monitor article, we looked at various examples of how institutions and governments are recognising the increasing importance of internships. Our examples were mostly traditional internships – paid or unpaid – where a student goes to work for a company for a specified time and then may or may not be hired on. [...]

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