Feeling left behind, anxious that you should be applying for an internship but don’t know what to apply for? Or did you make an unsuccessful application and now believe that you are at a disadvantage compared to your peers who have been an intern? Does it really matter if you haven’t done an internship?
Undecided about her career, University of Warwick languages student Helen Oakes shares how her different internships have helped her to focus on her future options.
One thing it seems everyone can agree upon at university is that getting an internship is going to be good for your career. They are rather like the Holy Grail in that respect, mysterious, ill-defined maybe, but certainly a useful thing to get your hands on.
The creative sector is a rapidly growing, dynamic and exciting industry to work in which currently adds £84 billion to the UK economy (1). It is also notoriously difficult to enter and highly competitive at graduate level. The value and importance of an internship in this industry to build a reputation and network with industry …