Internship abroad is good for students

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Introduction. (Monique)
In the latest centuries a lot of students are going abroad to do an internship for their study. They go (for example) to Spain, America, England or Australia and work (approximadiatly) for 5/6 months to gain experience in the work field. When they get back to the Netherlands they will start their 'normal study life ' again. An internship abroad is good for the students because it is good for their development, it is good to get knowledge, and last but not least it is good because they learn about themselves so they discover a personal brand.
Argument 1: Internship abroad is good for your development. (Britt)
Argument: The special feature of an internship abroad is that students get experience in becoming
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(TAMAR)
Sometimes the company you work for is not giving you a place to stay or a pay. Especially outside Europe this is a problem, because you are also not receiving a scholarship.

Refutation: However, you are investing in your future.
According to the National Association for Colleges and Employers:
- Students with Internships are in demand…73.7% of employers prefer to hire candidates with relevant work experience (NACE 2012 Job Outlook).
- Students with global internships have better odds of getting hired…42.3% of students with an internship experience receive AT LEAST one job offer versus 30.7% of students without an internship.
- Students with internships make more money… The starting salary for students with an internship experience is 20% higher.
Example: Interning abroad lends a real world understanding of diversity and multiculturalism, which cannot always be achieved through travel and study only.
You can’t afford NOT to go. It’s an experience you will never forget!

Conclusion. (Marle)
Many students have the opportunity to do an internship abroad. It is a big step to take but it definitely is worth it. An internship is good for students because internship abroad is good for your development. Secondly, internship is good for your knowledge. Moreover, an internship abroad is good to learn about yourself and to discover your personal brand.

According to the National Association for Colleges and Employers:
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