Fielding a program of summer internships can be a fruitful endeavor yielding a pool of potential FTE (full-time equivalent) talent your organization can tap into in the future. However, it is not just as simple as offering internships and then sitting back and waiting. Not all summer intern programs are created equal. Done properly, there is a long-tail talent benefit. Done improperly, well, you’re just spinning your wheels. Here are some best practices for building and managing summer internship programs designed to foster future engagement.
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Summer is upon us now and you’re probably considering tapping the youthful vigor and enthusiasm of college-aged interns to help take some long-postponed projects to completion. You like the idea of engaging interns because they’re a very cost-effective classification of worker. Student interns like coming to work in a company like yours because they can earn legitimate experience for their fledgling résumés and also because most colleges and universities have some requirements mandating the completion of internships.