Endicott to host internship workshop for employers

Recruiters, HR professionals encouraged to attend Aug. 10

Date: July 25, 2023


Recruiterstalent acquisition specialists and HR professionals are invited to The Total Internship Management workshop on Thursday, Aug. 10 at Endicott College in Beverly.

The program is part of the inaugural CEIA Academy on the Road program. Christine Barkley from Intern Bridge, the nation’s premier experiential education research and consulting firm will share a newfound approach to internships based on in-depth research and proven best practice strategies. 

For over 20 years the CEIA Academy has been training higher education professionals new to professional practice in experiential education and work-integrated learning in Vail, CO. To attract new members and meet the needs of their institutional partners, CEIA has created the CEIA Academy on the Road.

This program will offer three curated training tracks with a new track focused specifically on helping employers help maximize their internship and entry talent acquisition programs. Intern Bridge will facilitate this employer track and share their Total Internship Management Methodology based on in-depth research and proven strategies. This all-day workshop will be highly interactive and is accredited by both SHRM and HRCI for 6 continuing education credits.

Areas that will be addressed include:

Why Internships Matter
Next-Gen Leaders
Organizational Readiness & Commitment
Recruiting Interns
Creating a Structured Experience of Value
Legal Aspects
The Four Elements of Successful Internship Programs
Onboarding vs Orientation
Involving Your Entire Organization
Remote Applicability
Assessing Your Organization’s Program

Internship programs give organizations the opportunity to retain top talent and assist in overcoming the challenge of finding skilled labor in today’s tight hiring market. Many industry leaders have developed internship programs to not only help brand their organization, complete more short-term projects, but also to entice potential entry-level hires into a talent pipeline. Effective internship programs can mean the difference between creating organization ambassadors or adversaries with the next generation of leaders and this workshop will provide you with the framework needed to successfully capture and retain long-term hires down the line.

To learn more or to register, visit https://tinyurl.com/ceiaroadendicott.