After weeks of economic cut doom and gloom (you can see our report on how the Chancellor’s cuts will affect graduates here) the most current graduate forecast isn’t (surprise, surprise) looking any brighter.

The knock-on effect of recession means graduates aren't just competing for entry-level jobs against experienced workers: they’re now competing against them for internships too.

Vikram Sidhu is just coming to the end of his three months interning as a finance assistant. He reflects on his experience, and explains why he is glad he chose to do an internship.