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  • Engagement through Experiential Learning

    • Fee: $60.00 Member; $99.00 Nonmember
  • Summary

    Are you interested in streamlining the internship process for your students? Can a streamlined process positively impact institutional outcomes?

    Join Grace Ede, Ohio University, and Linsey Sledge Hugo, Athena Data Company, to examine the strategy and process for implementing a required internship immersion program within the College of Business. Launched in 2017, this program has successfully supported and served 900+ students. Through critical reflection and assessment, 94% of participants reported finding value in participation of the program. Explore program components, benefits, barriers, and considerations to determine if an internship immersion is a match for your institution and gain strategies to streamline the process.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Explore components of the internship immersion process;
    • Examine suitability of required internship immersion programming for your institution;
    • Analyze benefits and risks of required internship immersion programming; and
    • Identify solutions to mitigate challenges and improve institutional outcomes.


    Grace Ede, Associate Director of Career Management, Ohio University, College of Business and Linsey Sledge Hugo, Strategy & Analytics Consultant, Athena Data Company

    Visit the FAQ page or contact NACE Professional Development at, 610.625.1026.