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Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program

  Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program   Check out the blog links below for tips and strategies to develop and manage a strong internship program: Sign Up for a Free Internship Program Assessment Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant? Develop A Plan For Your Internship Program Don’t Believe These 5 …

Why Corporate Social Responsibility is Important

  What is Corporate Social Responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way. These efforts can range from donating money to nonprofits to implementing environmentally-friendly policies in the workplace. CSR is important for companies, nonprofits, and employees alike. Corporate social responsibility is …

Northwestern Mutual’s Internship Program Ranks Top 10 In U.S. For Record 22nd Consecutive Year

  Northwestern Mutual’s Internship Program Ranks Top 10 In U.S. For Record 22nd Consecutive Year Vault has announced its rankings for the top 50 internships in America. Northwestern Mutual is again a Top 10 internship overall, and No. 2 for college students seeking careers in the financial services industry. The announcement comes as Northwestern Mutual …

From Interns to Influencers: Foster Youth Internship Program a Growing Force on Federal Policy

  By John Kelly Tiffany Boyd, a former foster youth from Long Beach, Calif., had been interning in the office of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) all summer. But save a “Hello” here and a “Good morning” there, she hadn’t yet had occasion to speak with her summer employer, who sits on several committees and keeps …

The Corporate Culture at America’s Second-Fastest-Growing Media Company

  At Twomentor, we share bi-weekly thought leadership from phenomenal executives and social entrepreneurs focused on: a diverse skilled workforce, social impact entrepreneurship, mentoring cultures, sponsorship and elevating women in their careers. This week we caught up with the Chief Operating Officer of Render Media, Rachel Bullock. She gets it! They say culture eats strategy …

How to create and manage a successful internship program (Part 2)

  How to create and manage a successful internship program (Part 2) By Nicole Cendrowski, director of engagement, A-LINE Interactive While the nature of an internship may require independent work, it’s important to provide guidance and feedback during projects, especially in the event of hiccups, mistakes, and challenges. Last week, I shared some guidance from …

How to create and manage a successful internship program (Part 1)

  How to create and manage a successful internship program (Part 1) By Nicole Cendrowski, director of engagement, A-LINE Interactive The key to a successful internship is to build a strong foundation before the interview process begins. First, develop a clear job description. Second, ensure you and your team have the time and energy to …

Confession: I’ve Failed Three Interns

  If you are a regular reader, you know I am a huge proponent of internship programs. I’ve supervised nearly twenty interns in eleven academic disciplines in the last six years. Many were absolutely amazing. Others not so much. I advocate for internship programs not because I have always had fantastic experiences, but because I …

Another Successful Summer for the SHRM

  Another Successful Summer for the SHRM By Kathleen Coulombe 2017 proved to be another great year for the SHRM/Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) internship program. With a successful pilot year in the books for 2016, the program expanded from California to two additional states—Texas and Illinois. For 2017, four interns completed summer internships at …

Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program

  Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program -National Young Farmers Coalition DENVER – At its final hearing today (Oct. 6), the first-ever Colorado Young & Beginning Farmers Interim Study Committee voted unanimously in support of creating an Agricultural Workforce Development Program in Colorado. This program would provide cost-share support to established farmers …