An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships provide the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to find top talent.
Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Being able to confirm your passion in the healthcare field through direct experiences will allow you to better articulate your motivation for this career choice. You can explore various volunteer opportunities within healthcare here.
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