Intern program seeks to attract younger workers to Clark County

  Intern program seeks to attract younger workers to Clark County By Matt Sanctis – Staff Writer, Springfield News-Sun Clark County businesses and economic development leaders hope a program developed for college interns will lead to retaining more younger workers throughout their career. Several local students recently completed the Chamber of Greater Springfield’s Career Sync …

Editor’s Desk: Internships provide valuable, professional experience

  Editor’s Desk: Internships provide valuable, professional experience By Rick Hutzell, Capital Gazette I’m pretty proud that this summer, I helped two interns on their way to building a profession for themselves. Alex Mann is a journalism student at the University of Maryland, College Park. He’s from Gibson Island — meaning we didn’t have to …

Do You Want To Start An Internship Program?

  An Internship Consultant can help you avoid internship program pitfalls.                   Focus on the information necessary to determine if an internship program is a viable option for your company.                   Don’t overlook older interns.         …

7 Qualities To Look For In An Intern

  7 Qualities To Look For In An Intern By Amy Tori An internship has practically become a prerequisite to getting hired at any company. Companies are now increasingly aware of the ballooning costs associated with hiring individuals who drop out halfway through their training or onboarding process and keen to avoid these types of …

How can employers attract the best interns?

  How can employers attract the best interns? Culture, development and authentic experiences all play their part Tess Taylor @HRKnows1 Across the nation, internships are on the rise. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2017 Internship & Co-op Survey, employers are planning to hire 3.4% more interns this year than they did last year. …

6 Student Internship Pitfalls to Avoid

  6 Student Internship Pitfalls to Avoid Student internships infuse energy and can bring much-needed benefits to your organization when done correctly. We reveal some pitfalls to avoid. By Entrepreneurs’ Organization When we asked our entrepreneurs about their experiences with student interns, many had positive outcomes to report. However, some learned by trial and error about …

4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program

  4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program Think student interns are more of a hindrance than a benefit? We share real-world reasons to reconsider. By Entrepreneurs’ Organization   As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably considered hiring a summer intern, realizing the potential impact of helping enthusiastic students gain invaluable real-world experience as they learn about office …

How to Build a Successful Internship Program

  How to Build a Successful Internship Program By Jeff Pruitt Hiring an intern should not be taken lightly. It comes with responsibility and when done right, can lead to great things for all involved. Today’s leaders know the costs associated with new-hire recruitment and turnover among millennials is skyrocketing. Could solid internship programs be …

Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees

  Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees   There are many reasons agencies hire interns, says digital marketing agency Rogerwilco’s Jessica Edgson. They’re young, they’re eager and (let’s just be honest here) they’re cheap. Youngsters fresh out of ad school or university are blank slates who have yet to learn any bad …