IT internships provide students hands-on experience and a chance to demonstrate their skills, and they provide IT organizations the opportunity to identify and attract high-potential talent. But the benefits for enterprises and students alike don’t end there.
In addition to honing their technical skills on real-world business problems, interns also learn the soft skills needed to thrive in a corporate environment, including communications, presentation skills and teamwork. “These skills are important to the interns as they transition from the educational aspects of the program to the world of work – the interns need to be able to be self-sufficient, manage their time, take initiative, work well with others and continuously learn,” says Chris Drumgoole, CIO, GE.
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