The Value of Workplace Internships | Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

Embedding internships into a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree can provide students with a distinct advantage when it comes to securing their dream job.
6th April 2023

The Value of Workplace Internships

In today’s competitive job market, employers are increasingly looking for candidates with practical work experience in addition to academic qualifications.
That’s why embedding internships into a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree can provide students with a distinct advantage when it comes to securing their dream job.
At the University of Gibraltar, we understand the importance of real-world experience, which is why we offer our students the opportunity to complete internships as part of our Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree. These internships allow students to gain valuable experience in a real business environment, apply theoretical concepts learned in the classroom, and develop skills that will be essential for their future careers.

Pictured (left): Reda Harma, 3rd year student, interned with Sovereign Group (Gibraltar) Ltd. Pictured (right): Firdaouss Koubida, 2nd year student, interned with EY.

Our business administration degree covers all key aspects of business, including accounting, marketing, economics, and management. Students will also have the opportunity to specialize in areas such as finance or human resources management. By combining this academic foundation with hands-on experience through internships, our students are better equipped to meet the demands of the ever-changing job market.
One of the key benefits of our internship program is that it enables students to build professional networks and gain exposure to potential employers. This can be invaluable when it comes to securing a job after graduation, as students will already have established connections and relevant work experience.

Pictured (left): Nadia Crona, 2nd year student, interned with Gibraltar Cultural Services. Pictured (right): Mathieu Burgod, 3rd year student, interned with Gibtelecom.

In addition to boosting career prospects, internships also provide a range of personal benefits. Students can develop essential skills such as communication, teamwork, and time management, as well as gain confidence and a sense of direction for their future career.
At the University of Gibraltar, we offer a range of internship opportunities to our business administration students. These include placements with local businesses and organizations, as well as international internships in partnership with our overseas partners.
If you are considering a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree, then we highly recommend exploring internship opportunities as part of your studies. With our degree program, you can gain a comprehensive understanding of business while also gaining practical experience that will set you apart from other candidates in the job market.