Why Internships are Important in Engineering?
In engineering, students concentrate more on to get good grades and get certificates and learn more and more languages or courses while their degree. The knowledge one is learning is not be utilizing on any project or students are not getting knowledge of live projects then it may put some effects over the interview and future career.
Making CV better and increasing the chance to get a job, are possible if one engages in trying internships in his/her degree time. It may be before entering engineering or even before getting a degree. Now the question arises what internships are, why they are important, and where one can get internships.
What Internships are
Internships are the ones in which a company gives some kind of work to an eligible person known as interns, doing given work for some definite time is now as internships. There are two types of internships paid and unpaid which are discussed below.
Why Internships are Important
Real-time experience and projects: By doing internships one can easily get connected with companies due to their capabilities. Due to which one comes to know about the availing projects in markets, which technology is on boost, what are the requirements companies are searching in their employ moreover, real-time projects are available over which students work and earn a great experience and information.
Know about oneself: when we are doing a degree we think we are interested in a particular field and make or capabilities to be limited according to it. But most of the time it happens that our capabilities more than what one thinks of himself/herself. Many of the times it also happens that we are not even known to our teal capabilities and that what internships help us. By doing different types of internships such as creative writing, blog writing, software developer, video or picture editing, and many more which may are not included in our stream but helps to enhance our capabilities and break those limitations of interests and vast our knowledge, interest, experience.
Build strong and big Network: when one starts working with a company, one gets a big opportunity to build his/her network which is very important and useful in a career.
Making CV better: A fresher does not have enough documentation or experience documentations to be filed in the CV. Internships provide one experience and certified internships, LOR (letter of recommendation), Excellence certificates, offer letters, experience certificated which are best to be added into CV and make CV strong. because companies, nowadays search for experience in a CV. This will restrict one’s CV to be trashed.
Enhance chances to get a job: As mentioned above, CV gets strong and the company can be satisfied with their search too much of extend, due to being selected to get a job, rating gets an increase.
Solving college Placement issues: some colleges have good placement opportunities but these opportunities are not available in all the colleges and all the students could not get easily placed. According to abilities, one can also get opportunities to be pre-placed.
Cracking Interviews: Generally, in Interviews questions are asked over the topics mentioned in a CV and when one does not have any experience or lack of practical knowledge of the topics mentioned then, one can not easily answer the questions very fluently. Due to which, most of the students got stuck in Interviews.
Building Confidence: By working with live projects, one gains experience as already mentioned above. when one takes a step forward along with succeeding, then one also gains confidence over him/herself. Confidence is a great weapon to get qualify in Interviews.
Where one should apply for Internships :
Many sites are available which provide internships. Freelancer, where one can bid for work and most relevant bid, is selected and contacted for more information overwork and assigning work. Internshala, this is the app that provides internships over a vast area. one can search for relevant internships and give answers for few questions asked and some also included telephonic interviews. after passing all the stages, one gets connected to work. Frapp, this is the app that provides both small and large internships, with and without certificated paid and unpaid both. One can earn money through Frapp even without knowing about anything just by doing mini internships and earn up to 30 or 40 coins and get converted to vouchers or even to bank through UPI.
Bonus Tip: Paid and unpaid internships are both good according to abilities. But if one is freshers and gets unpaid internships first then he/she must go for it to gain experience and knowledge, so that next time one can work with paid internships and can earn while doing a degree. Just being in mind while earning we have to make money not to pay any of the money to any company before getting hired. may one can get trap in any fraud. being independent is a great feeling!!
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