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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 …

The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend in Recruiting

  The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend In Recruiting By Victoria Ahl on LinkedIn When you hear the word “intern,” you probably don’t think of a 70-year-old retiree. But that’s exactly who Sally Susman, an EVP at Pfizer, had in mind in when she brought in Merrill Lynch’s former …

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 …

6 Ways to Be a Great Boss to Your Intern

  6 Ways to Be a Great Boss to Your Intern By Betsy Aimee   Looking back on my early career, I realize that many of the skills that have helped me stay employed in the “real world” didn’t come from what I learned in lectures, but from the internships I pursued while I was …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns

  How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns By Menlanie Brooks   Each summer, college students across the country get a taste of the real world by participating in internships. It’s worth it for companies to put time and effort into developing a summer student program that benefits your business. This worthy …

How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company

  How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company By Lauren Berger, “The Intern Queen”   Attention Employers! This blog is written just for you. I get hundreds of employers contacting me each week and asking if they can start an internship program. The answer is, YES! I put together a few tips for …

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash Five reasons you should see these young up-and-comers as more than mere coffee fetchers. By Heather R, Huhman   At the IMA Financial Group in Denver, public relations manager James Williams knows firsthand the value of a great intern. Last summer, Williams and his office got to …

Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships

  Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships By Jennifer Schneible and Abigail R. Hall For a new college graduate, finding a job is stressful. That first job is more than a paycheck. The job represents the accumulation of hours of hard work and a start on a stable future. In a job market dominated …

Internships Are Not a Privilege

  Internships Are Not a Privilege By Darren Walker   TALENT is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. And while many Americans believe fervently and faithfully in expanding opportunity, America’s internship-industrial complex does just the opposite. As the summer internship season gets into full swing, consider, for instance, how a plum internship may alter a …

5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  There are several ways that being an intern supervisor resembles being a parent. I previously shared 5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting. Today I want to share 5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting.   Attention – Every intern wants to know that they matter and their contributions matter. Pay …