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I'm struggling with a career choice regarding summer internships. In short, I'm faced with a choice between the university and a company in my field of study. The university I feel is a high risk, high reward case. They're offering me a job in designing a new lab for electrophysiological measurements with practically unlimited budget and free hands regarding design decisions. However, there is no guarantee anything's ever going to come of it. The pay is also way low. On the other hand, it might lead to groundbreaking inventions and discoveries. The company is offering me a normal engineering internship, with standard pay (20 % higher than uni), low risk and and low reward; the likelihood of innovating anything is low. It does offer a relatively obvious career path though, from intern to engineer.
What would you do?