If anyone knows about the benefits of internships, it’s Ryan McClatchey.
He interned at Cargill twice, then at 3M before landing a staff position with Dow in 2008 (No. 15 on DiversityInc’s 2022 Top 50 companies for Diversity list).
“Getting that experience and getting your foot in the door lets you know what you’re signing up for,” he says. “What you learn in the books versus what you see in the industry are drastically different.”