Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4 Facts About Internships for Online Bachelor's Students - Jordan Friedman, US News

Prospective online undergrads should consider whether a program allows students to intern near home, experts say. Though some online students live far away from their institution's campus, they might be allowed to find opportunities in their own communities. "That becomes a real benefit to the experience because these students are building those networks in the community that they're ultimately going to work in," says Shannon Corkery, director of human development and family studies online programs at Pennsylvania State University—World Campus, which has a required internship component for bachelor's students. It's also not uncommon for online students to find internships with their current employer in a different department.

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