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Packaged For Success Provides Consultation to Colleges

  I serve as an Adjunct Professor at Trinity Washington University, as an Internship Supervisor, and as a hiring manager with nearly two decades of experience in the human services industry.  I am also an undergraduate and graduate first generation college student, college parent, and career coach. I received my Masters of Social Work degree …

Does Your Intern Lack These Skills?

  The Top 4 Skills New Graduates Need to Improve Work on these areas and get ahead of the curve. By Hannah Morgan   College taught you many things, but learning doesn’t end once college is over. Throughout your career, you need to keep upping your skills. How prepared are recent college graduates for their …

Should I Offer An Internship For Adults?

  Internships for adults are on the rise. Here’s what you need to know By Marguerite Ward   An adult with years of experience would never consider an internship, right? Not necessarily. In fact, for people who have been out of the workforce for several years or who want to make a big career change, …

I Don’t Like The Hiring Process

  After nearly a decade of supervising employees, interns, and volunteers I still love it. There is never a dull moment. In addition to being a supervisor, I am also a hiring manager. The hiring process entails my least favorite responsibility.  Between recruiting, screening, interviewing, interviewing some more, checking references, and making offers the thing …

I Brought In The Wrong Intern, Now What?

  By Nicki Sanders, MSW An intern is a person who works as an apprentice or trainee in an occupation or profession to gain practical experience, and sometimes also to satisfy legal or other requirements for being licensed or accepted professionally. An internship is a supervised training period. An educational agreement that you believe will …

Ask Nicki About Internships

  I have a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Organization. I am an undergraduate Adjunct Professor who has recruited, trained, supervised and mentored 15 millennial staff and volunteers in the last decade. I’ve also recruited, trained, supervised and mentored 14 interns from 8 institutions in 10 different academic …

Is The MSW The New MBA?

  Is The MSW The New MBA?                       Written By Christine Bader Recent corporate failures demonstrate the need for the very skills that social workers bring. Now a few schools are recognizing this and offering joint tracks that merge the interests of businesses and the communities they work in.   The MBA is now the …

Micro Social Work Students Should Take Macro Social Work Courses

  The Council on Social Work Education sets the standards for undergraduate and graduate education. The Association of Social Work Boards develops and administers nationwide licensing exams. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world which works to enhance the professional growth and development …

College Presentations by Nicki Sanders, The Packaged For Success Coach

  Bring Nicki Sanders, The Packaged For Success Coach, to Your College Campus Bring Nicki Sanders to your campus to support student retention, graduation, and alumni engagement efforts. My presentations can be customized to suit your individual needs. They are designed to complement University Career Service Departments, College Advisors and Guidance Counselors, College Alumni Offices …