In a fiercely competitive employment market, the decision to take time out and invest in education is a bold one. For those prospective students who view an MBA as a springboard to either a new job or a new industry sector, a company internship significantly improves their chances, according to a recent Financial Times survey.
A poll* of almost 2,000 MBA alumni from the class of 2008 was conducted by the FT in November 2011 to complement the FT Global MBA Rankings 2012. Of those surveyed, nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) completed an internship as part of their MBA programme.
Read more here: The internship springboard – FT