Undergraduate Internship Attachment in Accounting: The Interns Perspective

Rusnah Muhamad, Yazkhiruni Yahya, Suhaily Shahimi, Nurmazilah Mahzan


Increasingly, internship has become an essential component of the undergraduate programme. It provides students with a smooth transition from the on-campus environment to the working environment. It is often viewed as a ‘win-win’ situation for both the intern and the intern’s employers. Students are able to learn about the profession and gain practical experience while simultaneously being able to reflect on what they have learned in the classroom. Employers benefit from internships as interns are sources of future employees. This paper examines whether the expected benefits of internship, as perceived by interns before going for their internship, are actually achieved.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ies.v2n4p49

International Education Studies ISSN 1913-9020 (Print), ISSN 1913-9039 (Online)

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