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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 …

How to Land the Perfect Intern

  How to land the perfect intern By Gabrielle Braud   Two years into law school, Emily Umhoefer couldn’t decide on which type of law she wanted practice. Looking for clarity, she turned to an internship, landing a highly coveted position as a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of …

Internships Aren’t Just for College Kids Anymore

  Internships aren’t just for college kids anymore — companies from Goldman Sachs to General Motors are hiring interns mid-career By Catherine Rice   In 2008, Goldman Sachs launched a mid-career internship program: the “returnship.”   Since then, other major financial companies like MetLife, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley, along with technology and engineering companies …

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 …

‘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 …

5 Ways to Make Your Intern A Part of Your Team

  If you want your intern to give their best don’t treat them like temporary help.  Show your intern that you value them and want to help them succeed.   5 Ways to Make Your Intern a Part of Your Team Set Realistic Goals – Give thought to how your intern will be a part …

Will An Intern Ruin My Business?

  Many entrepreneurs, managers, and CEOs shy away from working with interns because of the criteria set forth by The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   Particularly troubling for many business owners is the standard that “The employer that provides the training derives no immediate advantage from the activities of the intern; …

What Tasks Can An Unpaid Intern Perform?

  First let me start by saying that I believe every intern should receive some sort of financial compensation whether it is a weekly transportation stipend or a monthly bonus – even interns working in nonprofit organizations.   There are regulations for what constitutes an unpaid internship versus employment in private or for profit sector.  …