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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 …

‘Sitting in limbo’: Career officials, agencies uncertain how hiring freeze will affect student internships

  ‘Sitting in limbo’: Career officials, agencies uncertain how hiring freeze will affect student internships By Neelesh Moorthy   Trump signed the order—which calls for a freeze on hiring federal civilian employees—in late January.   Looking to work in the federal government this summer? It’s unclear whether that’s still an option.   President Donald Trump …

Interns Could Be A Gateway For Your Small Business To Find New Talent

  Interns Could Be A Gateway For Your Small Business To Find New Talent By Spandas Lui   University students hoping to gain real-world experience before entering the workforce will often seek out internships. You may find it troublesome to look after an intern in your business but they may be able to help you …