A growing number of business students around the world are supplementing their academic education with "experiential learning," a phrase coined to describe various situations in which academic theory is applied to real-world practice. One of the most common types of experiential learning is the professional internship, which prepares business students for the transition from the academic to the business world and exposes them to a variety of career choices.
The SBA internship is designed to offer students opportunities in experiential learning. The internship allows students to apply academic learning, theories, and experiences in professional environments. Such forms of practical, on-the-job learning and training are intended to provide students the opportunity to work side by side with managers in business.
Young job seekers who can’t seem to land full-time employment may want to tap into a segment of the job marke tthat is always recommended, but often overlooked. Read more …
Employers converted 58.6 percent of their Class of 2011 interns into full-time hires, according to results of NACE's 2012 Internship & Co-op Survey. Read the Executive Summary.