There is no doubt that internships and similar work experience programmes have become an increasingly important part of the graduate recruitment process. But if you’re one of the many people who hasn’t yet done an internship, there’s no need to go into full panic mode just yet.
When I was little, I’d pretend to own my own business. Why? I guess it runs in the family. My dad had his own successful company. Although teaming up with him would have been an obvious route for me, I really wanted to have something I could call my own.