Monday, July 30, 2007

Interns Going Global

A recent survey of U.S. students revealed that 40 percent had participated in an internship overseas. The survey, conducted by Vault in May, 2007 collected responses from 339 college students. 58% of the students surveyed stated that international internships are 'extremely important' for future career success.

The survey also revealed that 60% decided to do an international internship to 'experience a new culture' while 33% stated they 'would like to move to a foreign country upon graduation.' Four percent headed abroad out of a 'desire to learn a new language.' The majority of interns abroad worked 30-40+ hours per week in their placements.

To view the full survey results, visit

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- posted by Mike

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