Why are internships important?


Internships have become key in today’s economy. Graduating students with paid or unpaid internships on their résumé have a much better chance at landing a full-time position upon graduation. Students are doing internships as undergraduates, and it is now not unusual for recent grads to take an unpaid internship with the hope of turning it into […]

Tara Brabazon outlines in the THES (13/7/2013) 10 truths she has learnt about PhD supervisors. Discussions about doctoral supervision and candidature management go on (and on and on) about quality, rigour, ethics and preparedness.  As Brabazon notes, “postgraduates are monitored, measured and ridiculed for their lack of readiness or their slow progress towards completion”, but more […]