Wouldn’t it be nice to have an extra set of hands helping in the office? Internship programs offer employers a unique partnership with local high schools and colleges in helping to train tomorrow’s office professionals. The reward is a genuine feeling of satisfaction that comes from helping to mentor high school or college students towards career success.
In 2004 I joined the staff of a newly incorporated city. I was hired as the executive assistant—employee #13. Within a couple of months of being hired, I knew I needed to hire additional administrative support. The best way for me to test that hypothesis and gain supervisory experience was through working with interns. Continue reading