Interns Going Global: 40% Want to Intern Abroad, says Vault.
Publication: Business Wire
Date: Monday, May 21 2007
NEW YORK -- Career publisher Vault Inc. (www.vault.com)
has released its first-ever International Internship Survey and finds that 40%
of students in the U.S. have interned abroad. The survey was conducted in early
May and is comprised of 339 responses from college students across the U.S.
A majority of the respondents (58%) feel that
international internships are crucial for future career success. The reasons why
students chose to complete international internships included wanting to
experience a new culture (60%), a desire to learn a new language (7%), and an
interest in moving to a foreign country after graduation (33%).
Students used various methods to obtain their
international internship: networking (46%), college career centers (21%), school
clubs and organizations (12%), and responding to job postings (9%), among
Media seeking the full results of Vault's 2007
International Internship Survey should contact email@example.com.
About Vault Inc.
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Vault Inc.
is the leading media company focused on careers. Vault offers over 100
nationally distributed books, from the best-selling Vault Guide to the Top 100
Law Firms to the Vault Guide to Schmoozing. Vault is celebrated for its online
resource, www.vault.com -- which offers surveys and "insider" information on
more than 4,500 employers, 4,000 colleges and universities, and hundreds of
industries and occupations -- as well as the much-praised Electronic
WaterCooler[TM], the Internet's first-ever network of message boards for
professionals with nearly 2,000,000 searchable posts. Vault was founded in 1996
by Hussam Hamadeh, Samer Hamadeh, and Mark Oldman.