Purdue Center for Career Opportunities

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University officials say more than half of Purdue students partake in internship-related experiences, but numbers from the Gallup-Purdue Index say most of them don’t matter much.

The Index shows 29-percent of the nearly 30,000 graduates surveyed nationwide agree their internship experience allowed them to apply what they learned in the workforce.