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Hire for What You Need Not Because Your Intern Is In Need

  Most people think that an intern must be a college student.  That is not true.  An intern can be a high school student, a college graduate seeking more experience in their field, a person who has had a string of bad luck, a parent returning to the workforce, a former inmate getting reacclimated to …

Let Your Intern Help Protect Your Employees, Business and Customers

  I am a master’s level social worker with nearly two decades of experience in school-based programs. Protection of children is goal number one. Over the years, my staff and I have been required to become certified mandated reporters, submit our driving records before we were allowed to drive company vehicles, have local, state, and …

Provide a Great Experience for Your Intern

  I am a city girl with a country upbringing.  I was raised on soul food – including chicken. Chicken was a staple in my home, church, and pretty much every social function I attended growing up. I’ve eaten chicken in nice restaurants, fast food chains, and small neighborhood carry outs. Fried chicken, baked chicken, …

How To Write A Great Internship Position Description

  “If you build it they will come” doesn’t apply to employment and internship recruitment. If you want to attract the best intern you want to start with a great announcement or position description. You don’t want to write a boring laundry list of unimportant tasks or duties only. Interns are looking for experience together …

18 Reasons Not To Hire That Intern

  The selection criteria and standards you utilize to hire employees should be your guide when deciding which intern to welcome into your business. Hiring is the most important part of an internship program. It is more important than assigning tasks and choosing a work space. Although you may truly desire to bring in an …

Additional Resources for Internship Programs

  Strong internship programs are a practical solution to combat career uncertainty, the skills gap, unemployment, underemployment, and ageism. Check out these books for additional research and support for internship programs.   Internship Tip: Help your intern develop transferable skills that can be used in diverse professional environments. Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out …

Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program

  Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program   Check out the blog links below for tips and strategies to develop and manage a strong internship program: Sign Up for a Free Internship Program Assessment Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant? Develop A Plan For Your Internship Program Don’t Believe These 5 …

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 …

New SFA Internship First of its Kind in U.S.

New SFA Internship First of its Kind in U.S. By Alyssa Faykus, Staff Writer SFA’s College of Liberal and Applied Arts has a new program to help students gain real-world experience and increase their likelihood of getting job offers. The Applied Skills Internship is the first program of its kind in the nation. The program …

From Interns to Influencers: Foster Youth Internship Program a Growing Force on Federal Policy

  By John Kelly Tiffany Boyd, a former foster youth from Long Beach, Calif., had been interning in the office of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) all summer. But save a “Hello” here and a “Good morning” there, she hadn’t yet had occasion to speak with her summer employer, who sits on several committees and keeps …