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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 …

What every employer should know about hiring interns

  What every employer should know about hiring interns By Jack Starkman   In the summer of 2010, Fox Searchlight released the movie Black Swan. The film went on to earn an Oscar — but behind the scenes, it was changing the legal landscape for unpaid internships. The back story is a lesson to all …

How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits

  How a Culture of Good Delivers Impact and Profits by Ryan Scott   Scott Moorehead had a problem. As CEO of TCC Verizon, the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailer, he knew that his industry suffered from habitual long-term employee turnover, as is true with most companies in the retail space. More than 80% of …

Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships

  Students should have the freedom to do unpaid internships by Sandy Malone   That good internship on your resume can be the difference between getting a job interview or not. And the competition to get internships is brutal, because students really, really want them. Unfortunately, the number of internship opportunities available has dropped over …

The take: The high cost of unpaid internships

  The take: The high cost of unpaid internships Opinion writers share their takes on working over the summer Sasha Jenkins, The Daily   “Get your foot in the door” is a common phrase that encourages a go-getter attitude. As college students, we’re used to hearing that sentiment. It emphasizes the power of the individual. …

How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns

  How To Recruit Top Social Media Interns By AJ Agrawal   When it comes to hiring for social media, most businesses are eager to find talent. After all, these candidates are not only ahead of the latest and greatest trends, but can bring a fresh perspective on how your messaging and branding candrive new …

An insider’s perspective: A mutually beneficial internship program

  An insider’s perspective: A mutually beneficial internship program By Mike Grandinetti   Growing businesses are looking to hire talent that is sharp, motivated and can easily fit into existing company culture. It’s the matter of finding that talent that can cost companies a lot of money. Consider the resources invested in the initial search, …

Unpaid internships create inequality

  “Universities, students and moral employers must stand up for college students.” – Dalya Romaner Unpaid internships create inequality By Dalya Romaner, Guest Columnist   “Wanted: summer interns. Full-time. Unpaid. Useful industry experience, great resume builder, life lessons. Unpaid or college credit only.”   College students see this kind of listing constantly. In our search …

A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns

  A Newbie’s Guide to Managing Interns Help make work life easier for you and your interns with these tips by Hannah Orenstein   Before you had interns, you probably joked about needing one. It would be fantastic to have an eager college student take on the dullest parts of your job, fetch you coffee …

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 …