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Internships Have Enormous Value for Interns and Companies

NOCHE staff talked to dozens of Northeast Ohio employers and heard amazing stories about how both parties were changed by the experience.

HELP CREATE DIVERSITY

Sunny Lurie, owner of Advanced Performance and Fast Focus Careers, says interns can help organizations become more diverse and discover different ways of thinking.

“It is a good way in your workforce to bring in different people, with different ways of thinking.” – Lurie

Transcript of Lurie Interview    —    Read More About Sunny Lurie Here


 

sheule-circleBETTER THAN COURSE WORK

Brandy Scheule, the internship experience was better than any course she has ever taken. She said she doesn’t mean this as a criticism against her university.

“Some of the tools we’re being exposed to are very basic compared to the experience I’ve had with internships.” – Scheule

Transcript of Scheule Interview    —    Read More About Brandy Scheule Here


DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING

Angela Smith, human resources manager for the Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, said interns have brought everything from different ways of thinking to expertise with technology to her agency.

“Sometimes we can be locked into our own routine way of doing things and they bring an opportunity, a challenge to think of things and doing things differently. – Smith

Transcript of Smith Interview    —     Read More About Angela Smith Here

BRING GREAT VALUE

Sunny Lurie, owner of Advanced Performance and Fast Focus Careers, says interns bring great value to organizations.

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Approaching the adventure with fresh eyes

Gianna Centofanti, a former intern at the Youngstown Business Incubator, said she believes she brought some fresh ideas to the organization.

Transcript of Centofanti Interview    —    Read More About Gianna Centofanti Here

 


LESSON REVIEW:


Organizational Dividends:

  1. Fresh solutions to routine issues
  2. Test employees before hiring
  3. Obtain affordable workforce support
  4. Gain creative & innovative input
  5. Increase organization’s exposure (community/universities)
  6. Gain assistance with special projects
  7. Increase productivity

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