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Does Your Intern Lack These Skills?

  The Top 4 Skills New Graduates Need to Improve Work on these areas and get ahead of the curve. By Hannah Morgan   College taught you many things, but learning doesn’t end once college is over. Throughout your career, you need to keep upping your skills. How prepared are recent college graduates for their …

Schedule Weekly Supervision With Your Intern

  Why Managers Should Meet Consistently With Their Employees By Chrissy Scivicque   Workplace meetings have gotten a bad rap these days. Most people agree that the majority of meetings they attend are too time-consuming and poorly run to be effective. In the recent past, the conversation has largely been around how to have fewer …

Should I Offer An Internship For Adults?

  Internships for adults are on the rise. Here’s what you need to know By Marguerite Ward   An adult with years of experience would never consider an internship, right? Not necessarily. In fact, for people who have been out of the workforce for several years or who want to make a big career change, …

Is He The Worst Internship Supervisor Ever?

  Horndog CEO’s online shaming of intern could cost him $2.4M By Kaja Whitehouse   A slew of ugly tweets and online rants could cost Wall Street horndog Benjamin Wey another $2.4 million. The disgraced financier signed a contract agreeing to pay former intern Hanna Bouveng $10,000 for every tweet he writes bad-mouthing her and another $50,000 …

Intern Managers Should Read Outliers: The Story of Success

  I recommend that internship managers read Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. I believe that Gladwell’s view of success and successful people is provocative and insightful. He provides numerous examples to support his position that successful people aren’t necessarily more ambitious or more skilled than less successful people. As a social worker …

Don’t Just Hire An Intern!

  My social work degree has been the most valuable tool in my manager/supervisor arsenal. I don’t just hire interns, I develop internship programs.  In its simplest form, internship programs are about three things – people, policies, and processes. I hire all interns with a goal of capacity building.  I build capacity by utilizing standard …

6 Ways to Make Your Intern Program a Success

  By Jon Elvekrog Even in the fast-paced land of startups, many companies still don’t fully utilize their youngest employees: interns. Instead of taking advantage of their passion and motivation, they saddle them with busy work in place of meaningful assignments. It’s clear most companies still don’t know how to incorporate workers whose tenure is temporary. …

Don’t Believe These 5 Internship Myths

  Internships offer interns the opportunity to receive on the job training, build a strong professional network, and confirm a career interest.  Internships are also beneficial for businesses, nonprofit organizations, and entrepreneurs that host interns.  Not everyone agrees with my opinion. The reasons for the disagreement varies with each individual but I believe that there …

10 Quotes to Inspire Internship Managers

  10 Quotes to Inspire Internship Managers “Big thinking precedes great achievement.” – Wilferd Peterson “You don’t manage people; you manage things. You lead people.” -Admiral Grace Hooper “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” –Steven Covey  “It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.” -Montaigne …