Internship is an important part of every student's career as it helps in gaining on-field experience. The untimely but necessary lockdown has seen the cancellation of summer internship for students and this could be very damaging for them in the long run.
Summer internship is an integral part of a student's academics and take place over the months of June, July and August. They have to be cancelled in view of the present situation of the pandemic and the consequent lockdown that has affected people throughout the world. These internship helps students to understand the industry better by gaining very useful insights and on-field experience. Cancellation of internship thus affects students in the long run as they might not be deemed fit for whichever industry they wish to enter. Experiences gained during internship is very valuable for the students and give them an upper hand in gaining employment as well.
In conclusion, the present situation does make it difficult for students as well as companies to provide internship, but recently, The Sentinel has come up with work from home internship for students. This will be very helpful for students and other employers may follow suit as well. This can be the perfect opportunity for students worried about their future prospects as well as the perfect example of turning a crisis into an opportunity.