Spotlight for Recruiting ProfessionalsOctober 10, 2012
One of the goals of successful internship programs is providing interns with exposure to the different parts of a business—such as senior management, technical and leadership training, extra project work, and social activities—that help them to grow and develop, and leave a lasting memory.
“It’s a win/win because interns develop into more well-rounded people and we get to observe them in a variety of different situations and are able to assess their overall fit for the organization,” says Donna Norton, talent acquisition manager for Burlington Coat Factory.
To ensure its interns get exposure to the different areas of its business, Burlington has developed an internship program schedule populated with activities for interns to connect with the company, build skills, and bond with one another.
Following are several tips from Norton for developing and implementing an internship program schedule:
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