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To kick-start something requires and action, and action means taking the next step, signing up, making it happen. Not just thinking about it but doing it. 
An internship is the perfect way to kick-start your career, with proven benefits…
 

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I often get asked “When is the perfect time for me to undertake an internship?” The truth is, no time is the right time. There is however a wrong time – NEVER! One of the biggest mistakes students and graduate make is delaying the inevitable. It is known that companies actively seek out students and graduates who they find to be the most employable. Who are these students and graduates?

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Recently, I have had the privilege to interview an IT Manager at one of our Hosts Companies. When asked to rate the top qualities employers seek when hiring an intern, it was surprising to see how technical skills did not even make it to the top 3!  Though it is important to showcase technical skills in an interview, the interviewer told me that demonstrating excellent transferable skills are far more valuable.

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As an internship provider, our consultants are constantly managing student expectations and the professionalism students need to display at interviews as well as during the internship. But sometimes students forget what not to do in their internship.

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Of the 6,500 interns that Readygrad placed last year, 46% were offered an ongoing role by their host company. There’s no denying the data: internships offer real benefits to business.

If you’ve been toying with the idea of bringing on an intern, here are five reasons to stop thinking and start taking action.

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It’s easy to focus on “what's in it for me?” when it comes to internship opportunities. After all, internships only last for a short period of time, so getting the most out of one is important. If I had a dollar for every time a student asked me “will this company give me a job after my internship?” then I'd be a very rich woman.

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With your internship date approaching, what are the key areas you need to prepare for in order to allow yourself every opportunity to succeed? We all know that life can be busy with multiple commitments and responsibilities, but with the right preparation, you will ensure a smooth transition to your internship and give yourself every chance to build a successful professional career.

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Having worked with over 12,500 interns and 4,000 host companies we have taken some time to reflect on what attributes are shared amongst our most successful interns. These qualities and skills mark the difference between interns who excel at their internship and use it as a platform to drive the career forward and those that don't.

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At Performance Education Group, our team works together closely to run our programs which help graduates develop their employability. One of the things we specialise in are work integrated learning placements and out all our team members, two teams are fully dedicated to finding you a placement. Find out more about the teams at ReadyGrad.

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