From a summer job to a top career

These days, internships are treated more like intensive job interviews, so they should always be well managed by prospective employees, writes Gareth Naughton.

27th April, 2013
Jim Ryan, people partner at Ernst & Young. Photo: Tony O'Shea

These days, internships are treated more like intensive job interviews, so they should always be well managed by prospective employees, writes Gareth Naughton.

Professional services and legal firms are increasingly turning to their summer interns to find talented candidates for their graduate programmes. The days when students spent the summer photocopying, filing and fetching the coffee are long gone.

Modern internships are a serious business with firms treating them like a lengthy interview - an...

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