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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 …

Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern

  Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern By Sanjana Ray The millennial workforce in the professional world has become a prospective attrayante, for companies looking to adapt to the currents of the ongoing tech revolution. However, most companies prefer to test the mettle of this generation of tech wizards and social media …

Intern program seeks to attract younger workers to Clark County

  Intern program seeks to attract younger workers to Clark County By Matt Sanctis – Staff Writer, Springfield News-Sun Clark County businesses and economic development leaders hope a program developed for college interns will lead to retaining more younger workers throughout their career. Several local students recently completed the Chamber of Greater Springfield’s Career Sync …

Editor’s Desk: Internships provide valuable, professional experience

  Editor’s Desk: Internships provide valuable, professional experience By Rick Hutzell, Capital Gazette I’m pretty proud that this summer, I helped two interns on their way to building a profession for themselves. Alex Mann is a journalism student at the University of Maryland, College Park. He’s from Gibson Island — meaning we didn’t have to …