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Internships as Interview?

A poll by CareerExposure.com finds that 94% of employers ultimately offer full-time positions to interns.

"Internships are the ideal interview tool," said JillXan Donnelly, President of CareerExposure.com.

The company says internships let employers have the opportunity to evaluate potential new hires and determine whether the candidate is a good fit for the organization.

The majority of survey respondents agreed that internships provide real-world experience regarding a respective industry and/or organization, and it helps employers determine a fit prior to making an official commitment.

Interns who responded to the survey offered their advice to employers on creating the perfect internship, including connect interns with mentors; be clear on expectations; and make the most of the internship by assigning meaningful projects.

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