Internship or on the job training is one way by which we students are given an opportunity to apply the theories and computations that we have learned from school. It also helps us to obtain applicable knowledge and skills by performing in actual work setting. Colleges and universities require their students to undergo such training within a specific number of hours as part of the curriculum For us students, an OJT or internship program provides opportunities to go through the actual methodologies of a specific job using the real tools, equipments, and documents. In effect, the work place becomes a development venue for us student trainee to learn more about our chosen field and practice what we have learn from academy. On the other hand, a valuable OJT program also profits the companies who accept trainees. First OJT or intern provides extra manpower for a less significant labor cost than a regular employee. Most of them are all eager to learn the ropes so chances are high that they’ll be given a chance to work on the same company as an employee after graduating. Employers can use this internship strategy as method in recruiting employees. Since the trainer or supervisor can follow the trainees’ progress, he can gauge based on performance, behavior and attitude if the trainee will make good recruit after the completion of his internship. We trainees can bring fresh ideas into the organization. Given the opportunity to converse our minds freely and without fear, we may be able to contribute significantly in brainstorming sessions or research and eventually help improve the organizations productivity.
While training the interns, employers are in fact also teach their employees to guide the trainees by stretching their patience, develop teaching skills and make them more sensitive to the needs and mind set of the younger generation. The course of supervision also teaches them how to share what they know and be receptive to questions. Hence, the internship also...
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