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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 …

3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness

  3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness By AJ Agrawal Let’s talk about internships and ways to boost the productivity of an intern. Today, there are greater numbers of intern applications because most companies want to cut costs by hiring eager, capable students who are vying for work experience and cost less to hire …

Commentary: Churches have a lot to gain from internships

  Commentary: Churches have a lot to gain from internships By Kevin Bumgarner   This commentary first appeared in the July 2017 print edition of the Florida Baptist Witness. Publication on this website is not an endorsement of religious denomination or encouragement of ministry involvement.   I graduated from college with a degree in communications …

Pastors work through barriers to effective internship programs

  Pastors work through barriers to effective internship programs By Nicole Kalil   This article originally appeared on the Florida Baptist Witness website. Publication on this website is not an endorsement of religious denomination or encouragement of ministry involvement.   Seagrove Baptist Church in Santa Rosa Beach, whose children’s ministry is shown here, found that …

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 …

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 …