Internships are extremely valuable. They help you learn more about your professional field, build your network, and teach you how to work in a professional environment. However, it can be very tricky to try to balance an internship with a difficult class schedule.
I would argue that being 18 is one of the strangest times in a person’s life. There are so many changes that seem to happen all at once, and for the first time, you have options about what you want to do with your life.