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Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships

  Sweet Briar’s campus is excellent ecosystem for grant-funded sustainability internships By Suzanne Ramsey   This summer, five Sweet Briar students are hard at work as campus sustainability interns. The internships are funded by a half-million-dollar grant from the Judith Haskell Brewer Fund of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, which supports Sweet …

8 Benefits of Hiring Interns for a Small Business

  8 Benefits of Hiring Interns for a Small Business By Bonnie Ton   You don’t always have to hire full-time employees for your small business. Sometimes, it’s more beneficial to bring an intern to your company. Here’s a list of 8 benefits for hiring interns:   Discover Your Future Employees According to Leger Marketing …

How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits

  How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits by Ryan Scott   Scott Moorehead had a problem. As CEO of TCC Verizon, the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailer, he knew that his industry suffered from habitual long-term employee turnover, as is true with most companies in the retail space. More than 80% of …

Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine

  Businesses can give interns a chance to shine — or whine Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer   NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh face or long face? Which one you see on interns at small businesses may depend on whether the boss gives them a chance to shine or do only menial tasks. As …

How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns

  How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns By AJ Agrawal   When it comes to hiring for social media, most businesses are eager to find talent. After all, these candidates are not only ahead of the latest and greatest trends, but can bring a fresh perspective on how your messaging and branding candrive new …

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 …

An Embattled Etsy Slashes Its Intern Program

  This news of the way Etsy changed its internship program saddens me.  A well-planned internship program can be an asset to your business – a part of your capacity building plan, corporate social responsibility plan, or employee engagement plan. I believe there was a better way. Read the article below and share your thoughts. …

Unpaid internships create inequality

  “Universities, students and moral employers must stand up for college students.” – Dalya Romaner Unpaid internships create inequality By Dalya Romaner, Guest Columnist   “Wanted: summer interns. Full-time. Unpaid. Useful industry experience, great resume builder, life lessons. Unpaid or college credit only.”   College students see this kind of listing constantly. In our search …

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 …

How to Manage Summer Interns: 5 Expert Tips from LinkedIn

  How to Manage Summer Interns: 5 Expert Tips from LinkedIn Managing interns — plus your own workload — can be tricky. Here are five expert tips from LinkedIn to help you both make the most of the partnership. By Kristin Burnham   Consider this scenario: Summer is approaching and your work keeps piling up. …