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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 …

How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company

  How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company By Lauren Berger, “The Intern Queen”   Attention Employers! This blog is written just for you. I get hundreds of employers contacting me each week and asking if they can start an internship program. The answer is, YES! I put together a few tips for …

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 …

Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships

  Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships By Jennifer Schneible and Abigail R. Hall For a new college graduate, finding a job is stressful. That first job is more than a paycheck. The job represents the accumulation of hours of hard work and a start on a stable future. In a job market dominated …

Internships Are Not a Privilege

  Internships Are Not a Privilege By Darren Walker   TALENT is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. And while many Americans believe fervently and faithfully in expanding opportunity, America’s internship-industrial complex does just the opposite. As the summer internship season gets into full swing, consider, for instance, how a plum internship may alter a …

Should unpaid internships be illegal?

  Should unpaid internships be illegal? By Tyit   Unpaid internships are part and parcel of the college experience for many, but they’re also a barrier to opportunity and social mobility. Critics say unpaid internships prevent poor and middle-class students from gaining the experience they need for full-time employment after graduation. Proponents of unpaid internships …

5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  There are several ways that being an intern supervisor resembles being a parent. I previously shared 5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting. Today I want to share 5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting.   Attention – Every intern wants to know that they matter and their contributions matter. Pay …

5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  I have been called a professional “Mama Bear”. Not because I’m threatening or aggressive (no growling here) nor because I am over-protective but because I am a fierce advocate. I admit that I take the protection (and care) of my clients, staff and interns very seriously.   I believe that parenting is the hardest …

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 …