Internships pt.1 : Intern if you can

Life Beyond School

Getting an internship at a company before applying for a permanent position is a great opportunity. Almost too good to be true in most cases. These are the top two reasons you should try and get an internship at a company before applying there for a permanent position.

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Being able to spend a little time at a company before fully committing to working there is a great way to find out whether you fit the company and whether the company fits you.

Do you like the culture and the way you have to dress and speak?

Do you get on well with the people – are they like you or do you find yourself forcing conversations or with very little to add? If you’re more ‘PM’s Question Time’ than ‘TOWIE’ (or the other way around), consider whether or not you’d be OK locked in a…

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Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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