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Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program

  Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program -National Young Farmers Coalition DENVER – At its final hearing today (Oct. 6), the first-ever Colorado Young & Beginning Farmers Interim Study Committee voted unanimously in support of creating an Agricultural Workforce Development Program in Colorado. This program would provide cost-share support to established farmers …

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 …

How to Get an Intern in Your Small Business

  How to Get an Intern in Your Small Business By Eric Rosenberg, Nav   Internships are a win-win in business. An internship acts as an opportunity for a student to get real-world business experience and learn more about their chosen field. For the business, the intern acts as a cheap source of labor for …

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 …

Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent

  Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent By J. Craig Anderson, Portland Press Herald Business leaders say robust programs are a good way to attract and retain skilled workers – plus they don’t leave the state after they graduate. Luis Paniagua was a summer intern at Wex Inc. in South …

Bring Career Portfolio Development with Internship Managers to Your Company

  Interns often have a selection of placements to choose from. Monetary compensation is important but not always the deciding factor.  In order to recruit and retain the best interns, companies also need to guarantee substantive learning and offer unique perks. Helping your intern develop a career portfolio is a unique benefit not offered by …

Develop a Plan for Your Internship Program

  An internship program is much more than finding a person who needs work and bringing them into your business to work for free or for a low fee.  In fact, that is a recipe for pure disaster.   Business Dictionary Online defines a program as a plan of action aimed at accomplishing a clear …

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 …