The Evolution of The Internship

May 8, 2013 | By

Today’s students embark on internships during college to gain out-of-the-classroom experience prior to entering their industry. But did you know that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century? The interns of the past were apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or calling.

The infographic below – compiled by InternMatch, showcases the impact internships have had on our world throughout their history.

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The Evolution of The Internship

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