Tag: Internship

#CoronaDiaries – Unpaid Internship Edition! (video)

How many internships have been canceled for the summer of 2020? 1 million, 2 million, let’s just say, most have been canceled, which leaves college undergrads and so many 2020 graduates in a very hard predicament. How to get experience when almost every organization is telling you they no longer have a budget for summer interns! Let’s talk about a very unpopular topic in…

The ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ Internship Program!

I’m a kid of the 80’s! Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller, Pretty in Pink, St. Elmos. There was one other movie from that era that stuck with me called “Can’t Buy Me Love”, starring a very young Mc Dreamy, Patrick Dempsey, and a very young, Amanda Peterson. Of course this was a favorite of mine because well let’s just I indentified with the main character!…

Chinese internship platform secures series pre-A funding

The internship platform Hedgehog (刺猬), has announced the completion of a pre-A financing round worth “several tens of millions of RMB” (several million Dollars U.S.). The round was led by Shenzhen-based Guojin Capital (国金投资) and joined by China Venture (容铭资本).  This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Chinese internship platform secures series pre-A…

5 Best Practices for Running a More Successful Internship Program

This summer, thousands of young adults in New York City participated in internships that will start them toward successful careers. The interns aren’t the only ones who benefit: host employers across the city reap major rewards by filling skills gaps, infusing new energy into the company, identifying rising talent, and potentially diversifying their workforce.

Every First Internship Should be a Sales Internship!

So, it’s that time of year. Bring in the interns and show them what they’ll never do or see again in the real world when they get their first job! I’m only half joking. Most internships I hear about today (and I hear about a lot – I’ve got two sons in college!) aren’t coming close to teaching young adults what it’s like to…

College Students: Start job search freshman year

Colleges are going out of biz because they fail to deliver ROI. They can no longer tell parents who fund 4-year educations for $250,000 that, “We deliver education, not jobs.” Here’s how students can turn college degrees into good jobs – on their own. (Hey, I didn’t say it would be easy.)

Website offers internship aid

Glassdoor.com puts a focus on students seeking internships and entry-level jobs through new student-based links and resources. Haley Woods, manger of the college partnership program at Glassdoor, said she works with career centers and alumni …