Internships: The Key to Career Preparation, Professional Development, and Career Advancement
In today's competitive job market, students who lack real-world experience face major obstacles. Many professional positions require previous experience; therefore, relevant work experience is a key attribute that any entry-level family and consumer Sciences (FCS) professional can offer a potential employer. Internships provide one of the best ways for students to attain that work experience, refine their professional development and career preparation skills, and become a more marketable candidate. The purpose of this article is to discuss the critical role that internships play in the professional development and career preparation of FCS students.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2014
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