An internship can be valuable part of a professional’s career path, whether you’re offering a program to students or recent grads. While many internship programs have gone through a transformation in the recent past, paving the way to the ultimate internship program takes some fine tuning. The following infographic showcases how you can transform your internship program.
Letting interns go unpaid may soon be a thing of the past. Today’s interns aren’t just faced with needing a high level of experience to enter a slow job market — thanks to student loan debt, they’re also more cash-strapped than ever before.
Today’s students embark on internships during college to gain out-of-the-classroom experience prior to entering their industry. But did you know that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century? The interns of the past were apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or calling.