The Benefits of Digital Marketing Internships

The workforce is becoming increasingly hard to enter if you don't have some form of experience in your chosen field. Job descriptions all over the country outline entry-level positions that require at least one year of experience—and some require more.

How can you possibly acquire this experience when you haven't even graduated from college yet? An internship!
The experience you get from an internship you can't get anywhere else at any other time in your life.
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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Sept. 28, 2020 - PRLog -- Let's review some points to explain why.
  • You Can Network
Especially in the field of digital marketing, you might not encounter many executives in person. Chances are both of you are sitting behind a computer. The value of seeing a face daily, and putting a work ethic to that face is that it becomes more memorable. When the executive friend of your cooperating employer asks if she knows someone looking for a job, who will be the first to come to her mind – the person working hard every day, or the one she's only read about online?
  • You Can Practice
Learn the skills which will help you adapt to the ever-changing world of digital media, instead of learning just what is happening in digital media now. This is a time for you to watch and see how a business adapts. It's an opportunity to see how professionals develop strategies and carry out marketing plans, and hopefully, they will give you a chance to add some input too.
  • You Can Question
An internship is the perfect time to ask questions. You don't have to be the expert; you're not even supposed to know it all yet. Anyone starting a new position will be expected to be worth the money being paid. Businesses realize, however, that when they are taking on an intern, they are providing a teaching service. An intern can ask about what he sees happening in the real world, instead of what could be written in a textbook.
  • You Can Learn Teamwork
Working on a team to achieve a business goal is much different from working with a classmate. It's an opportunity to listen. Not everyone needs to contribute equally. Each team member brings something different to the table. Watch how each team member collaborates on projects to get an idea of the role you would like to play when you enter the field.
  • You Can Experiment with Troubleshooting
Anyone who has ever had a job of any sort can tell you that it's never the same thing day after day. Problems that weren't in the job description are bound to arise all the time. If a job didn't have problems to solve, it wouldn't be a job.

Read HERE from our very own 2020 summer intern!


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