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The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement

  The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students, and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement Teleconferencing, chat messaging and emails transformed the way we do business a long time ago, in recent years, technology has also changed the way we learn with massive open online courses or MOOCs. It’s only natural for internships …

Consider A Corporate Social Responsibility Intern

Huskie Food Pantry looks for sustainability By Kristen Lookingland   DeKALB | Huskie Food Pantry officials are discussing plans to raise financial stability and implement new community service ideas with the Student Involvement and Leadership Development department, the pantry’s advisory committee and NIU. Finding sustainable financial supporters has become a priority for the pantry, as …

Will You Make The Impossible Possible?

  Make the Impossible Possible: One Man’s Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary book is a great read for interns and internship managers.  It is a blueprint for what is possible when we believe, focus, commit, collaborate, and persevere.  The social worker in could barely contain my enthusiasm as I …

Are You Inspiring Your Intern?

  I am a Macro Social Worker with years of experience as a group facilitator and workshop leader.  I am also an Adjunct Professor at a liberal arts university.  I teach a course called “Introduction to Human Relations” for emerging human services professionals.   As an example for our sessions on social class and preparation …

Should Interns Be Paid? The Debate Rages On

Should Interns Be Paid? The Debate Rages On By Justin Bariso, Founder, Insight   The opinions are polarizing. What do you think? Ah yes, the internship.   It’s where many of us fine-tuned our coffee brewing skills, and got our first taste of work in the real world.   A few days ago, American businesswoman Ivanka …

How to Survive as an Unpaid Intern

How to Survive as an Unpaid Intern  Make it work. Article originally posted at IvankaTrump.com   Welcome to our new intern series, led by Quincy Bulin, our super-talented copy intern! With the help of #TeamIvanka’s other smart, savvy interns, she’ll be addressing a handful of topics that are top of mind for interns in any …

Do You Need Internships 101?

  Tallahassee business leaders learn the ins and outs of internships By: Mariel Carbone AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (WCTV) — Tallahassee businesses have three major players when it comes to resources: Florida State University, Florida A & M University and Tallahassee Community College. One day, these students will graduate and possibly stay, live and work here …

Should I Draft An Internship Handbook?

  Are you wondering what the purpose an internship handbook serves?  Are you unsure if you should spend the time and effort to draft one?   I believe that an internship handbook is an important communication tool between you and your intern.  It is the starting point for a safe and productive work place. It …

Should Unpaid Internships Exist?

  Are Unpaid Internships Ever OK? Silicon Valley Workforce Expert Says It’s Not Worth The Risk Samantha Drake, Forbes Contributor   Internships have become a significant part of college for many students, giving them practical, real-world experience to put on their entry-level resumes. But large companies with deep pockets have repeatedly run into trouble for …

Are You Receptive to Negative Feedback?

  How To Give Negative Feedback To Your Boss: Four Gates Of Communication By Michael S. Solomon   Giving negative feedback to your boss is a delicate art. We all feel the need to give feedback to a superior now and again, but many of us shy away from it because we don’t want to …