What do you hope to learn through this internship, and how would the internship would relate to your academic and career goals?

1) How have your past academic history, your present academic endeavors, and/or other relevant experiences outside of academia prepared you for this internship? 2) What do you hope to learn through this internship, and how would the internship would relate to your academic and career goals? 3) What about this internship project in particular interests you and made you want to apply for this internship?