Intern opinions

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PBN Executive Poll

Intern opinions

Posted 12/31/69

Does your company ever hire interns?

• Yes, we offer paid internships – 53.3%

• Yes, we offer unpaid internships – 33.3%

• No, or not usually – 13.3%

Did you work as an intern before beginning your full-time professional career?

• Yes, it was a valuable experience – 30%

• No – 66.7%

• Yes, but I didn’t get much out of it – 3.3%

What do you think is the most valuable part of interning?

• Exposure to an industry – 46.7%

• Learning job skills – 26.7%

• Gaining experience to put on a resume – 23.3%

• Making professional connections – 3.3%

Do you think having an intern is often a mutually beneficial experience?

• Yes, I can accomplish more and the intern receives experience – 72.4%

• It has positive and negative aspects – 27.6%

• No, it usually just creates more work for me – 0%

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