The internship is the most effective and helpful tool for any graduate to learn and unlearn new things. Students, who did internships seriously are have higher chances of being employed in the same organization. As internships play a vital role in order to enhance skills if it is done in the proper manner and here are some key points that should be remembered while working as an “Intern”.
Moving out of your comfort zone
Students tend to have their preconceived notion regarding their upcoming job or internships, which makes them somehow rigid to absorb knowledge. Any internship is the platform to learn new things and gives time to do a SWOT analysis of yourself. One push is required to grasp unknown things, until and unless someone is making an effort to cross the boundaries set in his/her mind then it is easier to welcome a change.
Believing in yourself is the most crucial and critical part of one’s personality. Basically, an internship is nothing but to have a basic understanding and studying of an organization, people, culture, and ethics in order to adapt to the corporate world. Performing your assigned task confidently makes you a more capable person which will help to perform your internship smoothly.
Being an intern is your responsibility to clear doubts and queries. Questions things from how to write an email, day to day rituals at the office, how to make a call and receive vice a versa. Intern’s job is to find out different aspects of the corporate world on the other hand organizations will do an intern’s behavior study during internship tenure. Asking questions will give you confidence and at the same time connect with different kinds of people into the office.
Networking is the need of an hour, especially when you are at your very first stage of employment. As connecting dots is important in order to draw a pattern while connecting people is also has a significant significance in the professional life of an individual. Knowing and understanding the different levels of people in organizations will help you to understand the hierarchy of the business. Apart from this, an intern or student will also know the skillset required to reach the top. Networking is an art and internship is the tool to learn that art, try to connect as many people as you can that will definitely beneficial in shaping your future.
It is important to dive deeper into knowing about the company/organization you are interning with. That is to say, not everything requires asking others. carrying out your own study in order to understand your organization more is a good step to show that you of value to the company. Moreso, it prepares you for uncertainties that arise in the future. Though skills are important but upgrading and analyzing your skillset is also have equal importance in career building