Tag «managing interns»

How New Edition Can Help You Attract the Best Interns

  I am an internship consultant, a social worker, an adjunct professor, a program manager, a mother, and a New Edition super fan.  Although being a New Edition fan isn’t a part of my professional bio, it is a part of my life story.  I have been “NE4Life” since 1983 when I first heard Candy …

Be a Mentor to Your Intern

  Internship – A specific time frame to complete structured activities in a closely monitored environment guided by individual learning goals describes an internship.   Two of the six Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) criteria that must be present in order to justify an unpaid internship are: The internship, even though it includes actual operation …

Will An Intern Ruin My Business?

  Many entrepreneurs, managers, and CEOs shy away from working with interns because of the criteria set forth by The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   Particularly troubling for many business owners is the standard that “The employer that provides the training derives no immediate advantage from the activities of the intern; …

Top Engineering Internship Programs Don’t Treat Interns Like Interns

  By Alex Mooradian   Successful engineering internship programs have one thing in common: they simply ignore the word “intern.” From the recruiting process, entrusted workload to valued feedback loops, companies that invest in their interns as if they’re long-term hires believe they have better results. As Jade Rubick, engineering manager at New Relic says …