5 Reasons why Internships are important in 2 years of MBA

‘The only source of knowledge is experience’- Albert Einstein

The above quote very well resonates with the significance of internships in the life of an MBA pursuant.

It won’t be superfluous to say that internships are synonymous to experience.

You might be wondering why…

Answer these simple questions: Why do you wish to pursue MBA? What is the value proposition?

We all know the answer: MBA is one of the prestigious degrees that ensure a meaningful position in the corporate world and can fetch a handsome salary package.

And, internships lie midway of the journey, providing a real life situational experience to the candidates for a sound understanding of the corporate world before they actually land there.

Internships magnify the chances of deriving the expected value from an MBA degree. The point is, internships are one of the pillars that strengthen the base of MBA students.

Let’s explore the concept in detail.

 

Internships:

  1. Offer a platform to gain valuable work experience: Internships are the best means of taking a sneak peek into the industry happenings. You get the chance to work in the industry of your choice with experts and mentors. This is an exceptional experience where you are encouraged to learn and solve real business problems. The experience earned here is highly beneficial at the job you take after finishing the degree.
  2. Give an opportunity to test the waters: Internships allow you to find the best career path for you. Being a part of corporate culture, it is plausible to explore your strengths, weaknesses, potential and interests. After having the precious experience, you find yourself in a better position to make realistic decisions.
  3. Imparts a superior edge to the candidates: Internships build your resume. You not only gain work experience but also earn confidence to face the challenges. And when it comes to facing interview, employers can visualise your understanding of business. This invariably imparts you competitive edge as compared to your counterparts thereby increasing your chances to grab attractive job offers.
  4. Facilitates in creating a skill inventory: Internships are like challenges. You come to know about your skills and deficiencies. Once you go back to the college, you have a clear understanding of your skill catalogue. You have a list of skills which you want to work upon to improve your performance as a business professional.
  5. Helps in building a professional network: This is one of the most rewarded benefits of internships. You meet real heroes, leaders, performers, experts, mentors and managers who add to your professional network. Ultimately, you end up with a secure network of talented people who will help you in getting work and projects in future. These are the people whose word of mouth publicity can build your career.

A well-chosen internship cultivates your personality and grooms your career prospects. You become apt and suitable for corporate culture.

However, at the same time, it is equally important to choose the company wisely for an internship. Business institutes catalyse your chances of getting into reputed companies as interns.

 

Suryadatta Institute of Management & Mass Communication (SIMMC) offers Savitribai Phule Pune University affiliated Govt. of Maharashtra Recognized & AICTE Approved Two years Full Time MBA. This course provides a global platform through strategic International Internships and Student Exchange Programs where one can learn in a culturally diversified work environment. These interventions come as a breakthrough for your career thereby giving you opportunities you deserve. You grow up into a more mature and a rational global citizen who is capable of serving as a business executive with top multi-national corporate.

Join us today and equip yourself to think logically, laterally and independently in a two year of intensive, immersive, and challenging experiences.

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