Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Value of Unpaid Internships

As a WSU Global Campus student, you have likely heard about the great benefits of completing an internship during your academic career, but what exactly are you gaining or losing? The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently released results from a study that looked at both positive and negative outcomes related to unpaid internships. Here is a preview:

“Unpaid internships correlate negatively to student salary and employment outcomes, but are not without value: They correlate to positive outcomes in the areas of confirming or rejecting career interests, setting and attaining career goals, quality of supervision, and networking, according to findings of a new study by the NACE Foundation.”

More HERE.

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