Commentary: Churches have a lot to gain from internships

  Commentary: Churches have a lot to gain from internships By Kevin Bumgarner   This commentary first appeared in the July 2017 print edition of the Florida Baptist Witness. Publication on this website is not an endorsement of religious denomination or encouragement of ministry involvement.   I graduated from college with a degree in communications …

Pastors work through barriers to effective internship programs

  Pastors work through barriers to effective internship programs By Nicole Kalil   This article originally appeared on the Florida Baptist Witness website. Publication on this website is not an endorsement of religious denomination or encouragement of ministry involvement.   Seagrove Baptist Church in Santa Rosa Beach, whose children’s ministry is shown here, found that …

Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant?

  10 Reasons You Should Hire An Internship Consultant An Internship Consultant provides guidance and best practices on developing internship programs and managing interns. An Internship Consultant can recruit, hire, and train the right intern so you can focus on growing your business. An Internship Consultant can help you develop and implement policies and procedures …

Don’t Forget: Your Interns Are Employer Brand Ambassadors

  Don’t Forget: Your Interns Are Employer Brand Ambassadors By Elizabeth Meyer  With graduation and intern season upon us, we want to focus on Millennials and Generation Z and share how internship programs can be mutually beneficial for both the company and the employee. This post is written by Elizabeth Meyer, exaqueo’s Marketing and Communications …

Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns

  Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns A new report sheds light on which legislators pay their interns — and which ones don’t. By Kaeli Subberwal   Each summer in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill is crowded with interns who answer phones, open constituent mail and assist members of Congress. But instead of getting paid …

What every employer should know about hiring interns

  What every employer should know about hiring interns By Jack Starkman   In the summer of 2010, Fox Searchlight released the movie Black Swan. The film went on to earn an Oscar — but behind the scenes, it was changing the legal landscape for unpaid internships. The back story is a lesson to all …

What Makes A Great Intern?

  Every industry can benefit from interns! There isn’t an industry or company that can’t bebefit from fresh persectives, additional hands, and a qualified  workerforce. The needs of every business and organization differ, therefore, I don’t believe that a particular major or school or age makes an intern great.  I do believe that there are …

Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships

  Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships By Suzanne Ramsey   This summer, five Sweet Briar students are hard at work as campus sustainability interns. The internships are funded by a half-million-dollar grant from the Judith Haskell Brewer Fund of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, which supports Sweet …

Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2017 Thank You and Results

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive was a success.  Thanks to our amazing donors, we were able to collect, pack, and deliver 55 backpacks and duffel bags filled with personal hygiene items to 3 agencies that support teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. THANK YOU!!!   RECIPIENT ORGANIZATIONS Prince George’s …

Staffing firm creates Talent Hub program for interns

  Staffing firm creates Talent Hub program for interns By Rachel Watson AXIOS HR connects interns with small- and mid-sized businesses that often don’t have time to hunt for, train and retain new workers.   Months ago, leaders at AXIOS HR, 528 Fourth St. NW, noticed small businesses in West Michigan were desperate for new …