How to make a summer internship work for you


It is no secret that work experience is highly valued by employers from almost any industry. A survey illustrated in gradireland’s Top 100 Leading Graduate Employers, reveals that 30.1 per cent of employers consider relevant work experience as an applicant requirement. Summer internships are a great way to gain valuable experience and strengthen your CV without disrupting your studies. Taking the time out of your summer to intern demonstrates drive, ambition and a willingness to learn, qualities that will impress employers. If you take full advantage of the experience, display determination, test your skills and knowledge and attempt to network and establish industry contacts, a summer internship could determine your future career path.

Maurese Gargan, Theoretical Physics student at TCD, gives us an insight into her summer internship experience in EY’s Risk Advisory Department.

MaureseGargan (2) Maurese Gargan

At the beginning of my third year studying Theoretical Physics, I knew…

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