HR Glossary

Internship

An internship is a short-term work experience that a student gets with an organization immediately after they become a graduate. They get real exposure of an office environment and get to learn soft skills such as communication skills, presentation skills, real problem solving and influencing skills. They get a chance to learn and work under a manger and learn to do multi-tasking.

It is also seen a trailer before they enter into the big corporate world. From graduates to MBA’s, IT, media person etc. they all are eligible for internship. An internship can last between a week to six months. It is seen that internships are a great way of getting a permanent job and most interns get hired by the same company they have done their internship.

Internship helps you to show a glimpse of what will a student do for rest of his life. Today, it has become a norm that every student must intern under some company as the students with internship experience have better chance at hiring.