Hire for What You Need Not Because Your Intern Is In Need

  Most people think that an intern must be a college student.  That is not true.  An intern can be a high school student, a college graduate seeking more experience in their field, a person who has had a string of bad luck, a parent returning to the workforce, a former inmate getting reacclimated to …

Let Your Intern Help Protect Your Employees, Business and Customers

  I am a master’s level social worker with nearly two decades of experience in school-based programs. Protection of children is goal number one. Over the years, my staff and I have been required to become certified mandated reporters, submit our driving records before we were allowed to drive company vehicles, have local, state, and …

18 Things That Can Hurt Your Career

  You can call me The Packaged For Success Coach, a Career Coach, a Career Development Specialist, or a Career Advisor.  The title isn’t as important as the work that I do.  Helping students and professionals build the career of their dreams is one of my professional passions.  Quite frankly it is also one of …

How To Work With Nicki Sanders

  How May I Help You?   Internship Consulting A strong internship program will allow you to increase your productivity and profits while giving back to your community. I have recruited, trained, supervised and mentored interns from a dozen institutions and academic disciplines. I have created a 10-step internship program development system which is customizable …

Report Child Abuse to Law Enforcement

  All States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have statutes identifying persons who are required to report suspected child maltreatment to an appropriate agency, such as child protective services, a law enforcement agency, or a State’s toll-free child abuse reporting hotline. The …

Provide a Great Experience for Your Intern

  I am a city girl with a country upbringing.  I was raised on soul food – including chicken. Chicken was a staple in my home, church, and pretty much every social function I attended growing up. I’ve eaten chicken in nice restaurants, fast food chains, and small neighborhood carry outs. Fried chicken, baked chicken, …

How To Write A Great Internship Position Description

  “If you build it they will come” doesn’t apply to employment and internship recruitment. If you want to attract the best intern you want to start with a great announcement or position description. You don’t want to write a boring laundry list of unimportant tasks or duties only. Interns are looking for experience together …

18 Reasons Not To Hire That Intern

  The selection criteria and standards you utilize to hire employees should be your guide when deciding which intern to welcome into your business. Hiring is the most important part of an internship program. It is more important than assigning tasks and choosing a work space. Although you may truly desire to bring in an …

What Is Different About An Internship?

  Some people use the terms internship and practicum interchangeably, but they are different training experiences.  Similarly, there are distinct differences between an apprenticeship and an internship although both combine hands on training and academic instruction. Service learning and volunteering also differ from an internship. Do you know the difference? Let me explain is the …