An internship enables you to gain first-hand exposure of working in the real world. It can expand your knowledge outside of the classroom, discover your strengths and passions and develop technical industry skills. It is an invaluable asset to put on your college applications and resume.
Create an account on https://www.getoppti.com/ a free resource available to all students. Once you create an account you will have access to internship and volunteer opportunities in the LA area.