The Human Element: Is Your Internship Program Helping or Hurting?

The Huffington Post | Aug 25, 2009

Is your internship program delivering the benefits you expect?

This is the end of the internship season, the summer months when students have given up fun, travel and R&R for a summer work experience with your company and hopefully a job offer to follow. Is your company’s internship program helping or hurting your ability to attract future talent and build a good reputation as an employer?

This might be a good time for your organization to lead an “after action review” of your internship program—a structured review of what went right and how the program can be improved.

You can start with getting responses from your most current interns to key questions.