What are the benefits of an internship?
An internship will give you the hands-on experience that you need to succeed in any field of work. It will make you a head start in your career. If you are not sure whether you want to continue with your major, you can work as an intern while you weigh your options.
Think of it this way – after you graduate you end up getting a job with a big shot company. However, you find that you have no interest your job. If you leave the job then, you will be risking a lot more. If you have the option of temp job, you can always try out different options before you have to make serious decisions. On top of that, some colleges offer extra credit for courses. This is an excellent way to gain additional credits and some work experience without losing out on coursework.