Magazine Article | October 4, 2018

The Value Of First-Hand Experience

Source: Life Science Leader

By Rob Wright, Chief Editor, Life Science Leader
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I once had a manager who stated, “Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, I’ll remember. Involve me, I’ll understand.” The saying is an ancient proverb about the process of learning. Since the “involve me” portion typically facilitates a much deeper understanding, perhaps that’s why employers emphasize hiring college graduates who have completed internships, as they have gained the benefit of firsthand experience via immersive learning.