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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 …

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 …

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 …

If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle

  If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle Internships are a part of the college experience for many students, and on Thursday organizations tried to show their appreciation on social media for National Intern Day. However, as blogger Charles Clymer pointed out, internships often require students to work for little to no money. Though she’s …

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 …

Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns

  Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns By Karen Sams  Build an internship program that benefits your business, team, and interns with these tips. For small business owners, hiring interns can be a great way to complete special projects, bring in a fresh perspective, or find new talent. It’s important to establish a process …

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 …

Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant?

  10 Reasons You Should Hire An Internship Consultant An Internship Consultant provides guidance and best practices on developing internship programs and managing interns. An Internship Consultant can recruit, hire, and train the right intern so you can focus on growing your business. An Internship Consultant can help you develop and implement policies and procedures …

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 …

Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns

  Congress Called Out For Not Paying Interns A new report sheds light on which legislators pay their interns — and which ones don’t. By Kaeli Subberwal   Each summer in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill is crowded with interns who answer phones, open constituent mail and assist members of Congress. But instead of getting paid …