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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. …

12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern

  12 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Intern By Melinda McCorkle Brunell With summer approaching, do you look at the coming onslaught of interns with both anticipation and dread? For every intern who worked out so well we hired them, many of us recall others who produced little of value or needed so much hand-holding …

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash Five reasons you should see these young up-and-comers as more than mere coffee fetchers. By Heather R, Huhman   At the IMA Financial Group in Denver, public relations manager James Williams knows firsthand the value of a great intern. Last summer, Williams and his office got to …

Internships: Good for students and for business

  Internships: Good for students and for business By Karris Golden for Business Monthly   Bradley Kinsinger believes internships are essential to educational development and career readiness. Kinsinger teaches at Hawkeye Community College’s Global Agricultural Learning Center. Part of his job is to ensure internships are beneficial to all parties. “Internships are a win-win for …

Internships continue their growth in 2017

  Internships continue their growth in 2017 By Tess Taylor   Dive Brief: Collegegrad.com released its list of the top intern employers for 2017. This year’s list includes direct links to more than 65,000 internships (and jobs that start out as internships) throughout the nation, demonstrating an average increase per employer of more than 7.3% …

Give a city kid an internship—you might end up with a CEO

  Give a city kid an internship—you might end up with a CEO My career in advertising began with a summer job. Now I’m paying it forward By David Sable, Global CEO of Y&R   Some 40-plus years ago, I walked into New York Telephone for a summer internship. The people there took mentoring and …

How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager

  How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager By Ashley Mosley   Taking on interns isn’t for the weak of heart or mind. They need dedicated supervision, feedback, and meaningful projects. Can you commit?   Let’s face it: better intern managers make better interns and generate knockout internship programs. Effective intern management can drastically improve …

4 Social Media Projects for Your Student Intern

  4 Social Media Projects for Your Student Intern by Sophie Bujold     Summer is here and so is student intern season. Many travel businesses choose to use these bright young minds to help get ahead on projects and social media is often on the list.   While I’ve cautioned you in the past …

How to … Create effective internships

  How to … Create effective internships By Beth Luberecki   Samantha Scott wanted to help the next generation of public-relations professionals. So the president of Pushing the Envelope Inc., a Fort Myers-based marketing communications firm, began to offer internships at her company.   What started with just one intern a year has since grown …