Maximize Your ROI: Return on Intern

Maximize Your ROI: Return on Intern

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Internship and co-op programs are among the best incubators of talent for your future workforce and a key retention strategy. That is why an increasing number of organizations across all industries have formal internship or co-op programs. This course will teach you how to develop a structured and sustainable internship program if you’ve never had one, or enhance your current program.


Lessons

Module 1: Introduction to Internships
IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:
  • The difference between internships, externships, co-ops, and practicums
  • How organizations benefit from internships
  • How students and universities benefit from internship programs
  • How to gain organizational support for an internship program

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Module 2: Planning an Internship Program
IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:
  • How to define program goals and gain organizational support
  • How to identify and create intern projects, responsibilities, and learning outcomes
  • How to determine primary tasks and daily responsibilities
  • To understand the importance of ‘backup’ tasks and how to use them

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Module 3: Finding Interns
IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:
  • How to write an effective job description

  • How to identify when and how to advertise an internship position

  • How to evaluate inter candidates through applications and interviews

  • How to make selections and notify candidates

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Module 4: Working With Interns
IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:
  • How to define the role and responsibility of the direct supervisor/mentor
  • To review the workspace requirements of interns
  • How to develop an onboarding and training program for new interns
  • How to develop social programs or engagement opportunities to coach interns

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Module 5: Evaluating Interns and Internships Programs

IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to define the methods and processes to provide feedback to interns
  • To explore the need for an evaluation of interns
  • How to specify ways to implement a successful exit interview process
  • To develop methods to stay in touch with interns after internships
  • How to assess the effectiveness of the internship program

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  • Price $95
  • Maximize Your ROI
  • 5 Lessons
  • 149 of 250 Students