What Is an Internship? - Definition & Characteristics


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What is an internship?

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1. What is a benefit of a summer internship?

2. Why might a student choose an internship that is during the semester?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about internships by completing these assessments. Questions focus on how internships are offered and the selection of internships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked about the following:

  • Purpose of interning
  • Reasons to intern at particular times during or after your schooling
  • Benefits of summer internships

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term internship
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on internships
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why students choose unpaid internships

Additional Learning

Learn more about internships by completing the lesson titled What Is an Internship? - Definition & Characteristics. Objectives covered include:

  • Know when internships are offered
  • Understand the benefits of internships
  • Review the role of interns