Helps Students Find Internships

January 04, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News was recently launched as a comprehensive online directory for students looking for active internship programs. The site is 100% free to use, and lists hundreds of local and national opportunities that are available for 2009.

Typically, an internship is when a student works part-time for a major company or organization to gain valuable work experience and skills. At the end of the internship, the intern is often considered for full-time employment. If not hired, the intern can still benefit greatly by adding the experience and their newly-acquired skills to their resume and portfolio. This can be very impressive to other employers.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of students take advantage of internship opportunities. It is not uncommon to hear about students that worked their way to the top of a major company, after starting out as an intern. aims to increase the amount of such success stories. The site lists tons of the latest opportunities from major corporations, government agencies, and even has listings for minorities and women. The site also publishes a free weekly email newsletter featuring new internships, students jobs, and scholarships as they become available.

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