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    For-Credit Internships Can—and Should—Be Paid

    Some have the mistaken idea that credit means internship experiences can’t or shouldn’t be paid. Affecting all students but especially those struggling with finances, unpaid, for-credit internships require the student to pay for the credit and forgo a paycheck. Employers can and should pay their interns, regardless of whether the student gets academic credit for participating.

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    Visa’s Internship Program Values Early Engagement, In-person Interactions

    Visa has found that hiring diverse talent is easier to accomplish the earlier it can engage students and it helps create a network of brand evangelists who are able to advocate for Visa on campus.

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    Williams Shifts to Basing Intern Hiring and Development on Career Readiness Competencies

    The Williams Companies evaluates talent for internships based on the NACE Career Readiness Competencies, focusing on the competencies where it has seen gaps in its intern class.

  4. Interns at work at Progressive.
    Progressive’s Intern Hiring Process, Integration Instrumental in Achieving High Conversion Rate

    Last year, Progressive Insurance achieved an intern conversion rate of 91%, far exceeding the overall conversion rate of 57.6% for 2021-22.

  5. Two women working on a computer.
    Supporting Women in Computing-Related Internships

    Due to their underrepresentation in the classroom and societal messaging around technology being a “masculine domain,” women in computer science often feel isolated and marginalized. A study demonstrates how women’s experiences in computing internships shape their future career decisions; the findings have implications for both career development professionals and employers who recruit entry-level talent.

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    Fall 2023 Affirmative Action and Internship Quick Poll

    As we enter the new school and recruiting season, NACE is conducting a Fall Quick Poll. The focus of our poll is on two important issues– the impact the end of Affirmative Action is having on our work and state of unpaid internships.

  7. CSU Fullerton employees pose with their NACE Award.
    CSU Fullerton Program Empowers First-Gen Students to Create Their Own Social Capital

    CSU Fullerton’s “I Am First” program teaches first-generation students how to create social capital through a curriculum that empowers students to cultivate agency in their career search.

  8. Villanova employees accept a NACE Award at NACE23.
    Villanova’s Disability Conference Educates Employers on Recruiting, Inclusion Practices

    The Villanova University Disability Inclusion in the Workplace Conference is a half-day program designed primarily with hiring employers in mind to help them build disability inclusion into internship and entry-level hire experiences.

  9. A group of students work on computers.
    The Class of 2023: Inequity Continues to Underpin Internship Participation and Pay Status

    Data provided by more than 2,300 bachelor’s degree-level graduating seniors who took part in NACE’s 2023 Student Survey demonstrate that systemic inequities continue to exist in internships—not only in terms of who takes part, but also in terms of who gets paid.

  10. A group of interns working together.
    What Do Students Gain From Internships?

    Internships can provide students with valuable professional skills but also a professional network, which can be even more valuable upon graduation.

  11. A group of students work with a career adviser.
    Success of Dominican University Business School’s Career Development Program Leads to Campus-Wide Initiative

    Dominican University, a Hispanic-serving institution with 64% of students identifying as Latinx and located just outside of Chicago, launched its successful career development program in its Brennan School of Business in fall 2017.

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    Sparking Early Experiential Learning

    The SPARK grant at Nazareth College is open to first- and second-year students to encourage and support early engagement in experiential learning.

  13. A group of recruiters welcome a group of interns to the office.
    Intern Hiring Up More Than 9% for 2022-23 Academic Year

    This gain underscores the value employers place on their internship programs and their commitment to them.

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    DISH’S STRATEGIC APPROACH TO “RECRUIT ONCE, HIRE TWICE” YIELDS HIGH INTERN CONVERSION RATE

    The large-employer winner of the 2023 NACE Award for Recruiting Excellence, DISH’s “Recruit Once, Hire Twice” college recruiting process brings in top interns and works to convert them into full-time hires.

  15. An intern working at his internship.
    Alumni Gift Will Grow W&M Funding for Unpaid, Underpaid Internships

    A new $1 million gift supporting career development at William & Mary will triple the number of students annually who can receive university funding for unpaid and underpaid internships.

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    SAXBYS BREWS UP EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAM STRONGLY INFUSED WITH COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT

    Through its Experiential Learning Platform™, Saxbys builds individualized academic partnerships to open cafes that provide exceptional paid experiential learning opportunities for students.

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    JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR TOURS HELP FIRST-GEN STUDENTS BECOME MORE COMFORTABLE NAVIGATING EVENT

    The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering Job & Internship Fair Tours were created to engage more first- and second-year students in job fairs and to reduce barriers to attendance.

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    UB Social Impact Fellows Program Taps Into Student Innovation to Solve Community Problems

    A University at Buffalo program uses project-based internships with local nonprofits to promote collaboration, interdisciplinary exchange, and the value of social innovation among graduate students.

  19. A group of interns work on a project at a PC.
    Keeping Momentum Going by Converting Interns From Historically Marginalized Groups

    Beyond ensuring diversity in the composition of their intern cohort, employers’ ability to convert their interns into full-time hires is a critical component to diversifying their workforce.

  20. An employer works with a group of interns.
    Employers Cite Internships as Recruiting Strategy With Highest ROI; Strongly Prefer In-person Career Fairs

    Employers overwhelmingly believe hosting internships is the recruiting strategy that yields the highest return on investment leading to entry-level hires.

  21. A young professional onboards with her new team remotely on a laptop.
    Virtual Onboarding Program Sets Protiviti’s Interns on Course for Success

    Protiviti has long felt that setting up its interns for success from the moment they first power on their laptop during the summer session is integral. When Protiviti switched to a virtual onboarding model for its interns in 2020, it realized there was more that could be accomplished in the virtual setting with intentional planning.

  22. A group of interns works together on a project.
    Key Steps for Boosting Diversity Hiring of Interns

    There were gender and race disparities within the compositions of the 2020-21 intern cohort as the majority of students who take part in internships are men and identify as white, according to results of NACE’s 2022 Internship & Co-op Survey.

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    Workday Program Promotes Careers in Tech Fields to Women

    Launched in 2018 with a flagship two-day immersive conference, Workday’s “Future Females in Tech Engagement Program” helps women to build career confidence and make the connections they need to get started in the tech industry.

  24. Idaho Program Develops Interns, Promotes Careers in Career Services and Higher Ed

    University of Idaho Career Services created the “Career Services Internship Certificate Program” approximately five years ago to give undergraduate interns the knowledge, skills, and abilities to transition to the professional workforce.

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    Hybrid Model Is Employers’ Favored Modality for Internships

    Regardless of how employers ran their programs in summer 2021, the hybrid model is their favored modality for their 2021-22 internships, according to NACE’s 2022 Internship & Co-op Survey Report.

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    Intern Hiring Projection Jumps 22.6%, Co-op Hiring Makes Small Gain

    Employers expect to boost their intern hiring by 22.6% for the 2021-22 academic year, while their hiring of co-ops is up 1.1% this year, according to results of NACE’s 2022 Internship & Co-op Survey Report.

  27. A friendly coworker helps a company intern.
    Intern Satisfaction the Key to Conversion

    Intern conversion is a business imperative at all times, but especially in the current job market, when many organizations respond to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by shrinking programs and budgets.

  28. A young professional woman works remotely during a virtual internship.
    Challenges to Account for With Virtual Internships

    While virtual internships are essential in the current work environment, it is important to recognize that many benefits of a traditional internship are lost when internships are done online, says Matthew Hora.

  29. A student works on her resume during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Should a Student Add a Cancelled Internship to Their Resume?

    It’s true: What a student learns from an internship is most important. However, how important is it for a potential employer to know that a student was offered an internship even though the position was rescinded due to COVID-19?

  30. A recruiter touches base virtually with an intern during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Top Perks for Interns Can Be Adapted for Virtual Workplace

    The employers that could best weather the coronavirus pandemic in terms of their college recruiting programs will find ways to adapt to current conditions and still deliver on the aspects of their programs that are most important to college students.

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    Understanding Cooperative Education

    Over time, cooperative education (also referred to as co-op/co-ops) has gained wide adoption in practice. Although the term “cooperative education” is used at many institutions, no generally accepted definition for this type of experiential education for higher education students exists. Co-op programs vary greatly in myriad ways.

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    Predicting Interns’ Intentions to Convert

    Internships provide employers an opportunity to identify talent early: Indeed, according to NACE’s 2019 Recruiting Benchmark Survey Report, nearly all respondents (94 percent) said it was very or extremely important to identify talent early through internships.1

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    Employers Play Key Role in Career Readiness, Competency Development

    Employers play an important role in ensuring that college students are career ready and in developing the competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for this transition. “It’s a role that requires employer engagement with both students and college leadership,” explains Glen Fowler, a past president of NACE and, until his recent retirement, the recruiting and training manager for the California State Auditor’s office.

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    Tips for Your Intern Orientation

    Position your internship program for success by ensuring your intern orientation provides a strong start for your interns. They will be able to make meaningful contributions to your organization, and your organization will establish goodwill with interns from the outset, putting you one step closer to conversion.

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    The Impact of Scholarships on Unpaid Internships

    Rhonda Fisher Eaker and Alyssa Marks, Metropolitan State University of Denver, look at the effects of funding students for internships in fields where internships are traditionally unpaid.

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    Keeping in Touch With Interns Who Have Accepted Your Job Offer

    NACE Community members share ideas for keeping interns who have accepted their job offers interested and excited until the first day of employment.

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    Allowing Students to Use Jobs as Internships

    Can a current job also count as an internship? Several members of the NACE Community weigh in with their views.

  38. A young woman reviews a job offer on her cell phone
    How Long to Give Interns to Mull a Full-time Job Offer?

    Employer members in the NACE Community discuss the appropriate amount of time to give an intern to decide on an offer of full-time employment.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Employers Cautious About Using AI in Recruiting Efforts

    Uncertainty surrounds the use of artificial intelligence among university relations and recruiting professionals and, to a lesser extent, among career services practitioners.

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    Toolkits Provide Key Information to Interns, Managers

    Ellucian’s internship toolkits are intended to enhance the employee experience, while providing interns and their managers with key information and resources.

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    What Employers Give Interns to Remember Their Experiences

    What, if anything, do you give your interns to welcome them to their internship or help them remember their intern experience?

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    Creating an Intern Evaluation Template for Wide Use

    The University of Washington created an intern performance evaluation template that it shares with employers, and on and beyond campus.

  43. group of interns posing for the camera
    Getting the Most Out of Intern Surveys

    NACE offers suggestions for getting the most out of your organization’s intern surveys.

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    Offer to Acceptance: How Much Time Do You Give Interns?

    How long do employers give interns to decide whether to accept an offer of a full-time position? Employers want to give soon-to-be graduates plenty of time to make their decision.

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    Engaging Students: The On-Campus Internship Program

    Through its University Professional Internship and Co-op Program, Clemson University provides 1,000 students a year with the opportunity to gain experience, defray expenses, and build career readiness competencies.

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    Key Factors to Consider When Setting Intern Salaries

    "When setting intern salaries, factors such as students’ major, functional area, degree, and year of study are important considerations.

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    NACE Center: Current Research on the Impact of Internships

    Free downloads from the NACE Center: These studies examine how internships impact the development and initial career outcomes of college graduates.

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    The Key Skills Employers Develop in Their Interns

    The key competencies employers want in the students they hire for internships are also among the skills employers help their interns to develop.

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    Competencies Employers Seek in Internship/Co-Op Hires

    When it comes to selecting students for their internship and co-op programs, employers have a set of five competencies that are “must haves.

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    Grants Make Internships Accessible to Low-Income Students

    Through a grant program, Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation is making internships accessible to low-income students.

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    Intern to Full-Time Hire Conversion: “Returning” vs “Nonreturning” Interns

    Are students who repeat their internship experience with an organization more likely to convert to full-time hires? nearly 90 percent of eligible returning interns received an offer of full-time employment, and nearly 90 percent of those accepted. In comparison, just 43.5 percent of nonreturning interns were offered a job with their internship employer.

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    Key Items to Document for Your Internship Program

    Document aspects of your organization’s internship program on an ongoing basis to, among other things, help you clarify what you do, how you do it, and why you do it.

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    Best Practices for Internship Programs

    NACE offers best practices for internship programs that feed full-time hiring, including recommendations for work assignments, work arrangements, housing and relocation assistance, and program management.

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    Key Strategies for Converting Interns

    Successful strategies for converting interns into full-time hires. As the job market continues to improve, employers continue to look first within their internship programs for entry-level college hires.

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    The Importance of Language in Supporting DEI Efforts

    Language is a key element of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and can help or hinder efforts in this area.

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    Providing Support to “Onlies” in the Workplace and Remotely

    There are several key steps that organizations can take to best support “onlies” and provide a healthy space for them to excel at work.

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    Developing Interns in Areas Critical to Their Careers

    Providing impactful professional development opportunities for interns can have positive implications for organizations.

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    The Impact of Internships and Study Abroad on the Career Readiness of First-Generation Students

    NACE research suggests that internship and study-abroad experiences have a positive effect on the career readiness of first-generation students

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    Students: Internships Positively Impact Competencies

    Students feel that their experiential education assignments have a positive impact on their career readiness competencies.

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    Internships as a Pedagogical Approach to Soft-Skill Development

    The authors explore soft-skill development through internships.

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    The Leadership Competency: How Interns and Employers View Development

    The authors look at the similarities and differences in how college students and employers describe leadership and its various proficiency levels.

  62. A female professional smiles.
    Measuring Competency Proficiency: The Career Readiness Pilot Project

    The NACE Center and SkillSurvey collaborated on a pilot project to determine how to best measure career readiness; results of the initial phase are highlighted.

  63. A photo of a college campus.
    A Campuswide Transformation: Increasing Access and Reducing Barriers to Student Engagement in Experiential Learning

    In summer 2019, Florida State University implemented an experiential education graduation requirement for all undergraduate students.

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    Paid Internships More Likely for Those Who Visit the Career Center

    The likelihood of students becoming paid interns increases if they went to the career center for internship assistance.

  65. An illustration of hands and people connecting on different mobile devices.
    Stony Brook Center Provides Support for Employers Operating in the Virtual World

    The Stony Brook Center for Remote Internships & Experiential Learning provides practical resources for employers operating remotely during the pandemic and beyond.

  66. A group of magnifying glasses.
    Unpaid Internships for International Students: Risky Business

    Unpaid internships can put international students at risk of violating their immigration status.

  67. An intern is being harassed.
    Interns and Harassment

    Interns should be are aware of the law and understand what remedies are available should they believe they are being subjected to harassment in the workplace during their internship.

  68. A lawyer and client discussing harassment in the workplace. Featured is a gavel and block, and uneven scales.
    Harassment in the Workplace: What Employers, Employees, and Interns Need to Know

    What constitutes harassment? How are employers required to respond? What should employees do if they believe they are being harassed? Are unpaid interns protected?

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    Restrictive Covenants: Noncompete, Nonsolicitation, Nondisclosure Agreements

    Employers may require new hires and interns to sign restrictive covenants, such as noncompete, nonsolicitation, and/or nondisclosure agreements. Attorneys George Hlavac and Ed Easterly discuss the issues.

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    URR Functions in Transportation Industry Hit Particularly Hard by Pandemic

    Throughout the spring, the URR functions of employers in the transportation industry were particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  71. The abstract concept of digital networking.
    PwC Preparing Interns for Its New Virtual World

    PwC is providing its more than 3,600 summer interns with an experience that is preparing them for the new virtual world.

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    Future-Proofing Your Organization’s Talent Pipeline

    Following the Great Recession a little more than a decade ago, many organizations learned a costly, yet valuable, lesson.

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    Racial Disproportionalities Exist in Terms of Intern Representation

    NACE research shows that disproportionalities exist in terms of race/ethnicity and representation by internship attainment and pay type.

  74. The concept of maintaining a talent pipeline.
    More Strategies for Maintaining a Talent Pipeline

    Companies that currently do not have jobs or internships should try to provide students with learning engagement support or development, and strive to make connections with them.

  75. A female intern at a table of mostly men.
    Women Are Underrepresented Among Paid Interns

    NACE research shows that women are overrepresented among unpaid interns and underrepresented among paid interns.

  76. A male student communicates in sign language with a potential employer.
    Swinburne Initiative Provides Inclusive Experience for Students With Disabilities

    Swinburne University created the AccessAbility Careers Hub, which provides targeted career education for students with disabilities.

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    Are Contests and Hackathons Considered Experiential Learning?

    How do career centers handle alternative experiential learning experiences such as contests and hackathons that may not fall into a college’s or university’s internship bucket?

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    First-Generation Students Underrepresented in Internships

    First-generation college students are overrepresented among “never interns” and underrepresented among paid interns.

  79. three people wearing masks
    Professional Greetings: How to Avoid Shaking Hands

    In this new era of social distancing, what is replacing the firm, professional handshake?

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    Offboarding Interns in a Virtual Environment

    CDK Global’s retooling of its internship offboarding process has expanded opportunities for interns to stay connected with the firm.

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    Research: Cold Networking Key to Finding Internships and Jobs

    A nationwide survey of more than 500 college seniors and recent graduates found that those who engaged in cold networking were twice as likely to get an internship.

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    New Guidelines for Internships: The New Unpaid Intern Test

    The DOL has released new guidelines around unpaid internships, replacing the six-part test with the primary beneficiary test.

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    Abbott Laboratories Internship Program Exposing Diverse Students to STEM

    Abbott Laboratories’ high school internship program exposes students from diverse backgrounds across the United States to STEM fields.

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    Addressing Student Gap Years in an Internship Program

    Although AOIC requires potential interns to be enrolled in college, in certain cases, summer interns who did not return to school because of COVID have been allowed to stay on.

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    Phone Calls a Popular Student Engagement Tool in Virtual Environment

    Last spring, career services offices were asked about the main ways in which they were engaging students, as nearly all contact had become virtual. In addition to email, phone calls were a popular tool.

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    The Factors That Helped Eaton Vance Offer an Effective Virtual Internship Program

    The value of Eaton Vance’s summer internship program is evident in the attention the firm dedicated to its transition to virtual last spring and its management last summer.

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    What Do Students Think of Their Virtual Internships?

    How do virtual internship programs compare with their pre-pandemic counterparts? NACE members share what they have heard from students about their virtual summer internship experiences.

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    Open the Door: Disparities in Paid Internships

    NACE research shows that paid internships benefit students in their initial post-graduation job search: more job offers, higher starting salaries, and a shorter search. However, the data also show that this path to employment may be exclusive, with racial/ethnic minorities, women, and first-generation students all underrepresented in paid internships.

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    The Communication Competency: Exploring Student Intern and Employer Communication Differences

    Research conducted by Aaron James and Troy Nunamaker, Clemson University, indicates that many students under- or overrate their communication skills, perhaps because they are assessing them in the context of an academic setting, not the workplace.

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    Virtual Activities to Connect Interns to the Company, Other Interns

    Offering regular activities keeps interns engaged with the organization, which is crucial, especially in a virtual environment.

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    Intern, Co-op Hiring Both Down From Last Year

    Employers anticipate hiring fewer interns and co-ops this year than they did last year, according to NACE’s 2021 Internship & Co-op Survey Report.

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    Oregon Has Strict Policy for Employers Looking to Post Unpaid Internships

    Having a formal policy helps the team in the University of Oregon’s career center team with consistency when considering postings from employers seeking unpaid interns.

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    Intern Conversion Rate Climbs, Fueled By Jump in Offer Rate

    The average conversion rate for interns climbed nearly 20%, fueled by a substantial increase in the average offer rate, according to results of NACE’s 2021 Internship & Co-op Survey Report.

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    Overcoming Obstacles: Managing Internships in a One-Person URR Office

    Many challenges with managing an internship program as a sole URR practitioner can be overcome by being resourceful, especially by involving colleagues.

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    Employers Divulge Plans for Summer Internship Programs, Fall Career Fair Attendance

    More than 40% of employers are planning to hold a hybrid internship program this summer. Also, the highest percentage prefer to attend both in-person and virtual career fairs.

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    Composition of Internship Cohort Suggests Disconnect With DEI Priorities

    According to results of NACE’s 2021 Internship & Co-op Survey, an average of 62% of interns were white and nearly 58% were male.

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    Hourly Wage Rate for Interns Continues Its Ascent

    The average hourly wage for bachelor’s-level interns has increased steadily since 2014. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, that is the case again this year.

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    Funding Program for Unpaid Internships in Arts and Humanities Has Unique Twist

    The New College of Florida’s SMAH Internship Program has a twist in its approach that distinguishes it from other programs that fund students’ unpaid internships.

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    Lessons Learned Last Year Help Develop Internship Program Going Forward

    The lessons Cree Wolfspeed’s URR team learned during the COVID-19 pandemic have helped inform their preparation for this summer’s program and beyond.

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    Comparing NACE Career Competencies Virtually Through Intern Self-Assessments and Employer Assessments

    Amy Morrill Bijeau and Beverly Peters, American University, examine whether students can gain career readiness competencies through virtual internships. Their study compared student self-assessments and supervisor evaluations from those taking part in virtual, in person, and hybrid internship experiences.

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    Trends in One-Year, Five-Year Intern Retention Rates

    One of the benefits of employers converting their interns to full-time hires is evident in employee retention rates.

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    Keeping Virtual Interns Informed, Engaged Leads to Strong Conversion Rate for Cigna

    The number of offers accepted by Cigna’s 2020 cohort of virtual interns indicates that the company’s conversion strategy was successful. There are several key reasons for this success.

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    Study Shows Impact of Pandemic on Internships

    During the pandemic, only 22% of college students took an internship, half were in-person positions, and quality indicators for online internships were low, according to a new study.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Employers Will Hold Own Virtual Recruiting Events This Fall

    This fall, the majority of employers will be hosting their own virtual recruiting events, such as Zoom sessions, virtual tours, and virtual career fairs.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Employers Holding Hybrid Internships This Summer

    In response to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, employers are most commonly offering a hybrid internship program this summer.

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    Quick Poll Results Show Virtual Internship Format Likely to Become Permanent

    Many employers that shifted their internship programs to virtual during the pandemic plan to make virtual assignments part of their internship programs in the future.

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    Internship Roundup: Intern Conversion, Duration, Housing, and Fall/Spring Programs

    Talent acquisition professionals provide insight and ideas on topics around internships, such as converting interns to FTEs, internship duration, and more.

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    Process Verifies Quality of Internships for UNK Business, Tech Students

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s College of Business & Technology Career Center verifies internships to ensure they meet key criteria for their students.

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    Virtual Recruiting Offers Path to Equity in Hiring for Full-Time Jobs and Internships

    Virtual recruiting provides a better job-search experience for historically marginalized populations than in-person recruiting, according to results of the NACE 2021 Student Survey.

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    A Case Study of Black Students’ Perception of Experiential Learning at PWIs

    Is experiential learning designed for Black students? Erica Lake’s study found that that Black students at PWIs perceive different college experiences from their peers and are not as engaged in experiential learning, even though they may be interested

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    Legal Q&A: Can a student or new graduate volunteer to work unpaid for an employer to gain experience?

    Although some recommend a student or new graduate volunteer to work unpaid to gain experience, it is illegal for-profit organizations to have “volunteers” perform work.

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    Legal Issues: Internships

    There are a variety of legal issues related to internships, including whether interns must be paid, the enforceability of noncompete or nondisclosure employment agreements, and if interns are entitled to workers’ and unemployment compensation.

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    Paid Internships: Moving Toward Greater Equity, Setting Pay

    Employers committed to building a pipeline of diverse talent must consider how to diversify the makeup of their internship program.

  115. Increasing Access to Internships Diversifies Workforces

    Despite greater recognition of their negative impacts on the workforce, lack of diversity and an abundance of unpaid internships remain issues, says Anjali Lalani.

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    Mohawk’s Programs Help Develop Competencies of Interns, New College Hires

    With an eye toward the future of its workforce, Mohawk Industries provides its candidates and new college hires with development that extends beyond the internship.