"It’s hard to get a good read on how many college students have had their spring and summer internships disappear on them amid the Covid-19 pandemic. I’ve seen estimates all over the map, and even when companies say they haven’t outright canceled their internships, they are often scaling back on the number of students they’re taking."—Source: Chronicle of Higher Education
WHY THIS MATTERS:
For many students, the summer internships they lined up months ago are being cancelled. Companies looking to bridge the gaps have created virtual alternatives, and a new platform has been created to help connect students with these opportunities.