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08/07/2020 at 03:46AM

Are internships a place to learn or a place to apply knowledge?

When applying for internships as a high school student how much prior knowledge should I have? For example if I were to apply for a medical research internship, would taking Biology and Anatomy be a sufficient enough or should I be doing more research beforehand? If so what are some good and reliable resources to do so?

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@es51808/07/2020 at 03:47AM

I also did a medical summer program.

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08/07/2020 at 05:12PM

So internships are hands on work (not theoretical). As for prior knowledge look to see if the internship requires knowledge in a field or if you learn on the job so to speak.

Likely for a medical internship biology or anatomy would be sufficient. But it depends on type of medical internship as chemistry might also work if it is lab based.

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@DebaterMAX08/07/2020 at 05:12PM

Hope this helps and please comment if you need clarification as I’d be happy to help clarify!