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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 …

5 Ways to Make Your Intern A Part of Your Team

  If you want your intern to give their best don’t treat them like temporary help.  Show your intern that you value them and want to help them succeed.   5 Ways to Make Your Intern a Part of Your Team Set Realistic Goals – Give thought to how your intern will be a part …

How New Edition Can Help You Attract the Best Interns

  I am an internship consultant, a social worker, an adjunct professor, a program manager, a mother, and a New Edition super fan.  Although being a New Edition fan isn’t a part of my professional bio, it is a part of my life story.  I have been “NE4Life” since 1983 when I first heard Candy …

5 Life Lessons Revisited in 2016

  Happy New Year’s Eve Eve! At the end of each year I take time to reflect and plan.  I often write blogs about the lessons I learned during the year.  This year has been a year unlike any other.  It was tough in many ways both personally and professionally.  This year there weren’t new …

Taking Macro Social Work to the Next Level

  Social work is often divided into three broad practice categories: macro, mezzo and micro. Macro level social work is interventions provided on a large scale that affect entire communities and systems of care. Mezzo social work happens on an intermediate scale, involving neighborhoods, institutions or other smaller groups. Micro social work is the most …

Social Workers for Business?

  Social Workers for Business? How They’re Helping the Private Sector And It’s Not Just Corporate Social Responsibility By Melissa Thompson   When most people think of social workers, they think of the people working in public agencies, helping individuals and families access services and live better lives. While the majority of licensed social workers …

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out By Sam Becker   The corporate world is in a state of constant flux, shifting in both design and function, always adapting to market trends and adopting new efficiency models. The American business landscape is a venerable laboratory of sorts, allowing for entrepreneurs to …

Why private companies are taking on social workers

  Why private companies are taking on social workers By J. Juan Macias   The demand for social workers has never been greater. In fact, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics projects a 19% faster-than-average growth in social work jobs until 2022.   But the need for social workers in business and non-profit administrative settings …

Start A Summer Internship Search On Cyber Monday

  Start A Summer Internship Search On Cyber Monday by purchasing the ebook “Get Hired As An Intern: Land the Internship of Your Dreams”           Nicki Sanders, The Packaged For Success Coach, is an Adjunct Professor with an extensive background in developing and managing internship programs. She is a skilled program …

Academic Benefits To Hearst Interns Sink FLSA Class Suit

By Matthew Guarnaccia Law360, New York — The tasks performed by a proposed class of interns at various Hearst magazines provided beneficial academic experience and exposure to hands-on training and do not meet a level of employment requiring compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a New York federal judge ruled Wednesday.   U.S. District …