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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 …

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 …

Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship

  Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship Emily J. Bordens, New Jersey Law Journal   As summer is now in full swing and students have joined the professional workforce, employers must be sure to familiarize themselves with the law pertaining to unpaid internships. Amid a continuing wave of lawsuits initiated by unpaid interns …

Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know

  Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know Forbes Human Resources Council   Whether they’re a current student or graduate, internships give young adults a chance to get their feet wet in their chosen careers, as well as gain some basic job experience for their resumes.   But while most …

From Here to Internity

  From Here to Internity Focus on meaningful learning experiences to make the most of internships as a lasting talent development tool. by Ave Rio   Internships have come a long way from the days of coffee fetching and dry cleaning pickups. Many companies now use their programs as a way to recruit and develop …

Memo to Jason Chaffetz: These are the congressional workers who actually need a stipend

  Memo to Jason Chaffetz: These are the congressional workers who actually need a stipend – The Washington Post By Carlos Vera Former congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) made headlines when he said members of Congress should receive a monthly $2,500 housing stipend. Days before retiring from the House, he argued that members of Congress often …

Rhodes Convenience Stores Introduces Multi-Disciplinary College Internship Program

  Rhodes Convenience Stores Introduces Multi-Disciplinary College Internship Program By Lindsey Wagoner Rhodes 101 Stops convenience stores, a 30-location leader in the convenience store industry, recently introduced a new internship program. The program officially launched in June 2017 with the announcement that two college students would be joining Rhodes for the Summer. The internship program …