We all know that internship is (basically working part-time without any major accountability with the intention of learning where we may or may not get paid). If you want to experiment with different career paths open to you, you can take up multiple internships to understand every field better. Doing an internship during pursuing graduation also adds on to your work experience hence gives you a upper hand over people who do no.
To help you understand if it internships would be beneficial to your forte, the advantages and disadvantages of internships :
The best part of this is you get a feel of the job and your career before starting an actual job or finalizing your career or pledging your life for a particular field.
When you go for job placements, interviewers look into your work experience. For freshers, internships provide that work experience. Hence if you the experience required in that sector of job, you will get an upper hand against someone who does not have one.
An internship gives you a general idea of how and what happens in a particular industry. So a real life practical experience can help you understand if the particular industry matches you aptitude and personality. If it does not, you can shift to other careers.
If you are not able to land up a job as soon as you get out of college it is ok work as freelancer or intern even if you do not earn much. It would keep you occupied and start your experience and learning curve just as much.
If the internship you do pays you for it, even though its a small amount, you earn some amount f money.
Internships do not provide you the financial stability it may not work. Infact, a lot of internships do not give monetary benefits.
Since companies know that interns are not permanent employees or long term employees of the company, they do not spend much over them and do not expose them to the detailed and important work of the company. Usually, interns are asked to the basic level of work.
To take up internships is to experiment with your career. You should mentally also be ready to take up the challenges that come along with it. It will obviously give you a pathway of what you like and not and how you can make a business or get a job out of it. It will also slow you down at times and make you reflect on your decision from time to time. It will make you independent and you might discover your best self.