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Internships Also Build A Stronger Workforce

  Students Unprepared For the Workforce: What Employers Must Do By Amy Glaser As graduation season draws near, employers eagerly anticipate the fresh pool of talent about to enter the workforce. However, they should perhaps also anticipate ways in which they can best equip that talent with the tools and knowledge these young people will …

I Don’t Like The Hiring Process

  After nearly a decade of supervising employees, interns, and volunteers I still love it. There is never a dull moment. In addition to being a supervisor, I am also a hiring manager. The hiring process entails my least favorite responsibility.  Between recruiting, screening, interviewing, interviewing some more, checking references, and making offers the thing …

10 Things I’ve Never Heard My Interns Say

  “A respected professional who has led, coordinated, and managed multi-disciplinary teams to produce positive outcomes within required time frames.”   This sentence can be found in the summary of qualification on one version of my resume.  This sentence can mean a lot of nothing at all depending on who reads it.  To put it …

Help Your Intern Become A Leader

  8 Ways Millennials Can Build Leadership Skills By Laura McMullen Learn to lead by observing, studying and putting yourself out there. So ‘leader’ isn’t in your job title. No one is asking you to manage a team or take charge of a multimillion-dollar project. So what? Even young, green employees can boost their leadership …

5 Graduation Gift Ideas for Your Intern

  College graduations are a grand accomplishment. A pretty big deal. I believe it’s appropriate for an intern manger to give a gift to their intern.  Many companies take the intern to brunch or lunch.  Here are 5 additional graduation gift ideas: Gift certificate or gift card (Amazon, Apple, Coffee, Restaurant) Company item with logo …

What Are Your Questions About Running An Internship Program?

  “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” –Albert Einstein   Read further for answers to more questions about how to run a successful internship program: Quality Internships Are Mutually Beneficial 5 Ways to Get the Best from Your Intern What Should I Teach My Intern? When Should I Discuss …

Understanding Your Intern’s Learning Style Is Critical To Success

  Teaching and training are an integral aspect of a quality internship experience.  Understanding your learning style and the learning style of your intern can be helpful in establishing a strong, productive working relationship.  A person’s learning style is how they best receive information, process it, evaluate it, and make immediate use of it or …

Should I Help My Intern Develop a Career Portfolio?

  A portfolio is a visual representation of one’s experiences, abilities, and achievements. A portfolio allows one to showcase one’s skills and talents to recruiters, potential employers, and more importantly to oneself.  A portfolio is a living, ever-changing document.   Many universities require graduating seniors to compile an academic portfolio.  An academic or student portfolio …