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Nicki Sanders, MSW

  Nicki Sanders, MSW, is an experienced educator, trainer, group facilitator, career coach and manager. SPECIALIZATION: Developing sustainable systems and processes to maximize the recruiting, hiring, training, and managing of interns in both the public and private sector. CAREER: Respected professional who has led, coordinated, and managed teams of diverse individuals to produce positive outcomes …

New SFA Internship First of its Kind in U.S.

New SFA Internship First of its Kind in U.S. By Alyssa Faykus, Staff Writer SFA’s College of Liberal and Applied Arts has a new program to help students gain real-world experience and increase their likelihood of getting job offers. The Applied Skills Internship is the first program of its kind in the nation. The program …

I Love Macro Social Work

  I Love Macro Social Work Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, families and communities. Yet many people still misunderstand who social workers are and the invaluable contributions they bring to society. This year National Association …

“Getting It Right” in Social Work

  “Getting It Right” in Social Work A Social Work Month Message From Darla Spence Coffey, CSWE President & CEO   We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system.  But also for and with those who often have so much …

Trends in Macro Social Work Education

  Trends in Macro Social Work Education By Sue Coyle, MSW Social Work Today Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 16   For macro social work to regain ground in the field, it must start in the classroom.   In today’s world, micro social work reigns supreme—or at least that’s how it appears.   Those entering …

I Love Social Work Interns

  I love working with social work interns. I have served as a Field Instructor or Internship Manager for both undergraduate and graduate social work students.  I was going to write a different blog post but Christina Reardon so eloquently put into words all the reasons I love serving as a Social Work Field Instructor. …

Should I Talk Politics with My Intern?

  Did you watch the President’s speech last night? Will you talk politics with your intern today? Whether or not it is “appropriate” to talk politics with your intern depends on the tone and purpose of the discussion. I don’t think a political debate is wise or appropriate. As a social woker I definitely talk …

Don’t Get Sued By Your Intern

Ignore the idea that interns are free labor.   The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.  If each of the following six criteria listed below are met, an employment relationship …

Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships

  Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships By Sarah Hite Hando at Times Leaders   WILKES-BARRE — When Maureen Ciliberto was an intern “back in the day,” fetching coffee was one of the duties.   “I was able to observe a lot, but I was more like extra help,” said Ciliberto, career …

Grow Your Business With Interns

  Every industry can benefit from interns.   A strong internship program can help business increase both productivity and profits while giving back to their community through by developing a qualified workforce.   An Internship Consultant can provide support in determining if an intern will help or hinder your business,  finding qualified interns, hiring great …