What is an internship?

It is an opportunity to gain an insight into the working of different industries. It usually describes on-site work experience. An employer on behalf of a company you may have applied to usually offers it to you. It should be an official program. It can be a full-time position or a part-time one depending on your field of choice. It should relate to your field of study and your career choice. While some internships are paid, most of them are unpaid. You can join a temporary placement during your final year. It can last a single summer or an entire year depending on your employer and your course. The ideal course lasts for a couple of months in the summer.