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4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program

  4 Benefits of a Student Internship Program Think student interns are more of a hindrance than a benefit? We share real-world reasons to reconsider. By Entrepreneurs’ Organization   As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably considered hiring a summer intern, realizing the potential impact of helping enthusiastic students gain invaluable real-world experience as they learn about office …

How to Build a Successful Internship Program

  How to Build a Successful Internship Program By Jeff Pruitt Hiring an intern should not be taken lightly. It comes with responsibility and when done right, can lead to great things for all involved. Today’s leaders know the costs associated with new-hire recruitment and turnover among millennials is skyrocketing. Could solid internship programs be …

Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees

  Agency interns and what they’re doing to your other employees   There are many reasons agencies hire interns, says digital marketing agency Rogerwilco’s Jessica Edgson. They’re young, they’re eager and (let’s just be honest here) they’re cheap. Youngsters fresh out of ad school or university are blank slates who have yet to learn any bad …

Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship

  Navigating the Legal Waters of the Unpaid Internship Emily J. Bordens, New Jersey Law Journal   As summer is now in full swing and students have joined the professional workforce, employers must be sure to familiarize themselves with the law pertaining to unpaid internships. Amid a continuing wave of lawsuits initiated by unpaid interns …

Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know

  Unpaid Internships Can Carry Legal Risks: Here’s What You Need To Know Forbes Human Resources Council   Whether they’re a current student or graduate, internships give young adults a chance to get their feet wet in their chosen careers, as well as gain some basic job experience for their resumes.   But while most …

If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle

  If You’re Not Rich, Internships Can Be a Big Obstacle Internships are a part of the college experience for many students, and on Thursday organizations tried to show their appreciation on social media for National Intern Day. However, as blogger Charles Clymer pointed out, internships often require students to work for little to no money. Though she’s …

From Here to Internity

  From Here to Internity Focus on meaningful learning experiences to make the most of internships as a lasting talent development tool. by Ave Rio   Internships have come a long way from the days of coffee fetching and dry cleaning pickups. Many companies now use their programs as a way to recruit and develop …

3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness

  3 Keys To Maximizing Your Intern’s Effectiveness By AJ Agrawal Let’s talk about internships and ways to boost the productivity of an intern. Today, there are greater numbers of intern applications because most companies want to cut costs by hiring eager, capable students who are vying for work experience and cost less to hire …

Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns

  Small Business Staffing: Tips for Hiring Interns By Karen Sams  Build an internship program that benefits your business, team, and interns with these tips. For small business owners, hiring interns can be a great way to complete special projects, bring in a fresh perspective, or find new talent. It’s important to establish a process …

Rhodes Convenience Stores Introduces Multi-Disciplinary College Internship Program

  Rhodes Convenience Stores Introduces Multi-Disciplinary College Internship Program By Lindsey Wagoner Rhodes 101 Stops convenience stores, a 30-location leader in the convenience store industry, recently introduced a new internship program. The program officially launched in June 2017 with the announcement that two college students would be joining Rhodes for the Summer. The internship program …