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How to Turn Interns into Your Biggest Ambassadors

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Internships are part and parcel of many higher education programs. They arehands-on learning opportunities: emphasis on learning. You can fill intern hours with things that barely check requirement boxes and get some envelopes stuffed, or you can give your interns a transformational opportunity. Putting in the effort to develop skilled professionals in the sector won’t […]

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Your End-of-Internship Checklist

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If you spent the better part of your spring semester interning, you’re likely nearing the end of your commitment and may already be focused on your next step. However, before turning in your ID badge and packing up your pens, there are several important steps to take to end your internship on a high note […]

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Should You Say Yes to an Unpaid Internship? Part 2

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If you’re offered an unpaid internship, should you go for it? In my last post, I covered some of the legalities associated with unpaid internships and how these apply to nonprofits. While volunteer work can be a great way to learn more about a field, an internship requires more investment for both the intern and […]

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Should You Say Yes to an Unpaid Internship? Part 1

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Whether you’re in college or graduate school, job hunting, or switching fields later in life, you might have had the following experience. You find an internship at an organization you admire, and the job seems perfect for you. Then you take a second look and find out there’s a catch—the role pays in experience, not […]

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