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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 …

Cleveland State University receives $500,000 for internship program

  Cleveland State University receives $500,000 for internship program By Karen Farkas, cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland State University has received a $500,000 gift to support service learning, paid internships and opportunities to study abroad. The Bonnie and Peter Raquet High Impact Learning Fund will help students in the College of Liberal Arts and Social …

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 …

EDITORIAL: Inequity of Unpaid Internships

  EDITORIAL: Inequity of Unpaid Internships By The Hoya Editorial Board For many students looking to gain valuable work experience and make an income, unpaid internships can be an unfortunate reality. Although the Georgetown University Student Association should be commended for its recent efforts to financially support students pursuing these opportunities, it is vital that …

Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships

Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships By Dan Zehr – American-Statesman Staff Workforce data suggests more applicants than opportunities for white-collar and tech internships, but too few applicants for blue-collar postings. It’s gotten so hard to find skilled welders, the factory managers at Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions hung a bell on the wall …

Unpaid Internships Are for the Privileged

  Unpaid Internships Are for the Privileged By Vaishnavi Paudel, Opinion Writer for The Triton   Prelude: A Revelation Shrouded with malaise as I navigated to my first day at a new job, I nestled into my seat on the D.C. metro. The sea of newspaper-bearing, podcast-consuming young professionals ebbed and flowed before me at …

Low income students find working for free is not an option

  Low income students find working for free is not an option By Eva Ellenburg With internships more important now than ever, employers increasingly search for recruits with these experiences on their resume. Many of these positions offer no compensation, but what does this mean for students who can’t afford to work for free? Junior …

5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns

  Hosting interns is a great way to grow your business while building a strong workforce. Paying your interns has benefits for your company and your intern. 5 Reasons to Pay Your Interns: To be fair – Interns do work and should be compensated accordingly   To increase your pool of talented candidates – Qualified …

Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study

  Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study By Shafi Musaddique A survey by Lloyds Banking Group suggests young people feel they aren’t getting the boost they need from internships. Young people feel increasingly sceptical about the value of internships as the majority of them still carry out menial tasks such …

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 …