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Internships and other work experiences
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Week 3: How to choose the right internship or work experience


In Week 2, you looked at the benefits work experience can bring, so you should by now be reassured that this will be a worthwhile use of your time.

This week, you’ll focus on how to choose the right opportunity for you. Perhaps it won’t be an internship at all, but some other form of work experience that better suits your career plans or life circumstances.

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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • understand your rights and what you can expect from an employer
  • reflect on what you want to gain from your internship or other work experience
  • make more effective decisions about which opportunities to target.

You’ll start by looking at what you can expect from an employer and what they will expect from you.