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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 …

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 …

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 …

Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program

  Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program By Isaac Coates   Figuring out how to run a legal and mutually beneficial internship program for young adults looking to enter the workforce can be challenging.   Congrats! Reaching a point in business where you are able to develop an intern program …

Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman

  Shark Tank start-up Her Fashion Box exploited staff: Fair Work Ombudsman By Nick Toscano   A fashion business that began on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank has been accused of running an illegal unpaid internship program and exploiting staff.   Her Fashion Box complaints spark warning NSW Fair Trading warns consumers to steer clear of HerFashionBox.com, a start-up …

Keeping an Eye on the Next Generation

  Keeping an Eye on the Next Generation Rick Short, Indium Corporation   Mark Reece is the perfect example of why Indium Corporation invests in student programs. In 2015, while employed part-time at a local furniture warehouse and working toward a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology, Reece was selected to participate in Indium’s Summer …

This Internship Program Only Hires Women Over 40

  This Internship Program Only Hires Women Over 40 By Emily Siegel, Forbes Contributer   You’ve probably seen, or at least heard of, Nancy Meyer’s latest film The Intern. Starring Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro, it follows a 70-something man attempting to reenter the workforce. When the retired widower has difficulty finding employment, he opts for a senior internship …

How to Manage Summer Interns: 5 Expert Tips from LinkedIn

  How to Manage Summer Interns: 5 Expert Tips from LinkedIn Managing interns — plus your own workload — can be tricky. Here are five expert tips from LinkedIn to help you both make the most of the partnership. By Kristin Burnham   Consider this scenario: Summer is approaching and your work keeps piling up. …

12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern

  12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern By Melinda McCorkle Brunell With summer approaching, do you look at the coming onslaught of interns with both anticipation and dread? For every intern who worked out so well we hired them, many of us recall others who produced little of value or needed so much hand-holding …

A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns

  A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns Help make work life easier for you and your interns with these tips by Hannah Orenstein   Before you had interns, you probably joked about needing one. It would be fantastic to have an eager college student take on the dullest parts of your job, fetch you coffee …