Tag «managing interns»

For more than college credit: Intern program gives real-world experience in community building

  For more than college credit: Intern program gives real-world experience in community building By Karl Stauber   On May 22, Danville Regional Foundation will welcome its next cohort of interns as they join us for the summer. We’ve been fortunate since 2009 to bring almost 100 bright, talented young people to the Dan River …

Whitman summer internship grants benefit students, community

  Whitman summer internship grants benefit students, community Gina Ohnstad, Director of Media and Public Relations at Whitman College   At Whitman College, Monday is the last day of classes, finals are right around the corner and students are putting the finishing touches on their summer plans. For some students, those plans include interning for …

It’s Internship Time!

  It’s that time of the year when college students will come knocking looking for a job or an internship. Depending on the nature of an organization’s business, an unpaid intern might be a great idea. But before organizations start engaging summer intern help, they need to make sure that they are complying with the Department of …

The Internship Mistake Small Businesses Can No Longer Afford to Make

  The Internship Mistake Small Businesses Can No Longer Afford to Make Anthonia Akitunde, Founder, mater mea Interns have been a cost-effective way for businesses to get work done for years. But if your company runs an unpaid internship program, chances are, you’re breaking the law. Unlike the death of print, Facebook and cable television, …

How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company

  How To Start an Internship Program At Your Company By Lauren Berger, “The Intern Queen”   Attention Employers! This blog is written just for you. I get hundreds of employers contacting me each week and asking if they can start an internship program. The answer is, YES! I put together a few tips for …

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash Five reasons you should see these young up-and-comers as more than mere coffee fetchers. By Heather R, Huhman   At the IMA Financial Group in Denver, public relations manager James Williams knows firsthand the value of a great intern. Last summer, Williams and his office got to …

Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships

  Why We Should Not Outlaw “Unpaid” Internships By Jennifer Schneible and Abigail R. Hall For a new college graduate, finding a job is stressful. That first job is more than a paycheck. The job represents the accumulation of hours of hard work and a start on a stable future. In a job market dominated …

5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  There are several ways that being an intern supervisor resembles being a parent. I previously shared 5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting. Today I want to share 5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting.   Attention – Every intern wants to know that they matter and their contributions matter. Pay …

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 …

Brown Bag Lunches: Topics for Sharing and Fun

  Brown Bag Lunches: Topics for Sharing and Fun Why Employers Might Want to Offer Brown Bag Lunches   By Susan M. Heathfield   Brown bag lunches or lunch and learns provide an opportunity to develop employees’ knowledge and pique their interest about opportunities to learn. They are an opportunity for employees to gather at …