9 Tips for Turning an Internship Into a Full-Time Job

Many internships are used to gain practical experience in the field before gaining full-time employment. While interning for a company, it is important to treat it as if it were a job and though the transition from intern to full-time employee takes work, it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are nine tips to help you turn an internship into a job from Tony Valdivieso.

  1. Take your internship seriously.
  2. Respect company time and take on more responsibility.
  3. Show up on time. Punctuality is key.
  4. Ask questions and show that you are eager to learn.
  5. Don’t be afraid to share your thoughts and ideas.
  6. Branch out, show what you have to offer and learn as much as you can.
  7. Don’t be shy.
  8. Get advice from former interns, especially if they have received a full-time position after their internship.
  9. Go through the formalities and let the company know you are interested in a full-time opportunity.
Interning is about building relationships while gaining hands-on experience in the field. Don’t be afraid to speak up and contribute and if you show you are dedicated it could lead to a full-time position at a company. If it does not, don’t get discouraged and keep trying!
For more information and to view the original article, visit: http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/10951.aspx
Original article from PRdaily.com written by Tony Valdivieso.
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