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What Is An Internship ?

Internship is a part time job during the academic year or the summer months in which a student receives supervised practical training in a their field. Internships are often very closely related to the student's academic and career goals, and may serve as a preparer to professional employment. Some internships provide very close supervision by a mentor in an apprenticeship like relationship. Some internships provide the student with monetary compensation.

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