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4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program

  4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program Think student interns are more of a hindrance than a benefit? We share real-world reasons to reconsider. By Entrepreneurs’ Organization   As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably considered hiring a summer intern, realizing the potential impact of helping enthusiastic students gain invaluable real-world experience as they learn about office …

Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know

  Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know Forbes Human Resources Council   Whether they’re a current student or graduate, internships give young adults a chance to get their feet wet in their chosen careers, as well as gain some basic job experience for their resumes.   But while most …

If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle

  If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle Internships are a part of the college experience for many students, and on Thursday organizations tried to show their appreciation on social media for National Intern Day. However, as blogger Charles Clymer pointed out, internships often require students to work for little to no money. Though she’s …

What every employer should know about hiring interns

  What every employer should know about hiring interns By Jack Starkman   In the summer of 2010, Fox Searchlight released the movie Black Swan. The film went on to earn an Oscar — but behind the scenes, it was changing the legal landscape for unpaid internships. The back story is a lesson to all …

Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships

  Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships by Sandy Malone   That good internship on your resume can be the difference between getting a job interview or not. And the competition to get internships is brutal, because students really, really want them. Unfortunately, the number of internship opportunities available has dropped over …

Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program

  Internships 101: Tips on Hiring Interns and Running a Successful Program By Isaac Coates   Figuring out how to run a legal and mutually beneficial internship program for young adults looking to enter the workforce can be challenging.   Congrats! Reaching a point in business where you are able to develop an intern program …

A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns

  A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns Help make work life easier for you and your interns with these tips by Hannah Orenstein   Before you had interns, you probably joked about needing one. It would be fantastic to have an eager college student take on the dullest parts of your job, fetch you coffee …

For more than college credit: Intern program gives real-world experience in community building

  For more than college credit: Intern program gives real-world experience in community building By Karl Stauber   On May 22, Danville Regional Foundation will welcome its next cohort of interns as they join us for the summer. We’ve been fortunate since 2009 to bring almost 100 bright, talented young people to the Dan River …

Paid or unpaid? The internship question

  Paid or unpaid? The internship question By Ben Hoagland College students have undoubtedly heard it before; internships serve as valuable experiences for students to progress into their professional careers. For many students at St. Michael’s, internships are irreplaceable experiences filled with personal and professional development. But for others, internships can come at a financial …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns

  How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Interns By Menlanie Brooks   Each summer, college students across the country get a taste of the real world by participating in internships. It’s worth it for companies to put time and effort into developing a summer student program that benefits your business. This worthy …