Virtual internships offered by platforms like Virtual Internships, Forage, Multiverse, and Riipen are meeting the needs of a digital working world. They provide work experience opportunities for students worldwide, bridging the gap between education and employment. Virtual Internships, in particular, offers global, structured internships with a guarantee of matching students with host companies. These platforms have seen significant growth and success, making internships accessible and enhancing employability outcomes for students.
According to Ed, “We recognized that there was a whole desirable skill set that candidates can learn through a remote or virtual internship and that this also reduces traditional barriers to internships, such as logistics, cost, family or study commitments, for a number of candidates”.