Being an intern can help you gain vital work experience and industry insight.
Lisa Jones, an OA Career Consultant, recently ran a webinar with Charlie Perkins and Guy Amir from Goldman Sachs to discuss its Veterans’ Integration Programme. Lisa Jones served in the Army, and then worked in the City before joining the OA. Both Charlie and Guy served in the Army and then joined the Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Integration Programme. As a consequence of the internship they secured full time permanent roles at the multinational Investment Bank.
Here is their advice on internships.
Why become an intern?
- Often paid work experience
- Often an opportunity for subsequent full time employment
- On-the-job training
- Structured support
- Networking opportunities
- Exposure to senior leadership