Got questions on Internships?
How do I go about hiring an intern? What type of reporting is required? Do I have to pay them? What are the advantages for me as an employer in implementing an intern program? Why hire interns? What are the benefits for students, business, and community? In an open Q/A, ask questions, offer your experience, expand the discussion.
Implementing an internship program doesn’t have to be overwhelming. In many ways, it is similar to starting any new program or project. Having a plan is crucial. Asking questions of local people with experience is invaluable. Internship 101 is a great starting point.
At Internships 101, a panel will discuss the pros and cons of establishing an internship program at your company. You’ll get advice on the best ways to set up, manage, and advertise your internships to get the most out of your student and company relationship. Panelists includes representatives from colleges, universities, employers with existing internship programs, and a representative from the Public Education Foundation & STEM Hub.