December 2022
Volume 74    Issue 281

Internships: Eye-opening ways to learn and prepare for a career in mining

Mining Engineering , 2022, Vol. 74, No. 281, pp. 28-28
Profera, Nancy


Pertinent work experience can be just as valuable for career preparation as studying and passing examinations, and internships are a way that job candidates can stand out.

According to the results of the U.S. National Association of Colleges and Employers 2019 student survey, more than half of all graduating seniors who applied for a full-time job received at least one job offer. Within this group, 57.5 percent of students who had an internship and 43.7 percent of graduating seniors who did not have an internship received a job offer.  

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