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Buzzfeed Article on Internships in Washington, DC

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Internships, Media | 0 comments

Buzzfeed Article on Internships in Washington, DC

Was very happy to be included in this article on Buzzfeed about White House internships. Think the reporter did a great job explaining the argument that internships are priceless.

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Intern Pro Radio Episode #58: Paid Vs. Unpaid Internships w/Dr. Robert Shindell

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Intern Pro Radio, Internships | 0 comments

Intern Pro Radio Episode #58: Paid Vs. Unpaid Internships w/Dr. Robert Shindell

Join Eric Woodard of Great Intern and Mark Babbitt of YouTern for an important conversation around the paid versus unpaid internships with Dr. Robert Shindell, Ph.D. of Intern Bridge. We’ll get an update from Robert on what is happening in the world of internships today, go deep into both sides of the unpaid internship debate and learn how we can ensure our internship programs are not only competitive, but doing the right thing as we mentor young talent. Listen to internet radio with InternPro Radio on...

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Intern Pro Radio Episode #57: Career Shifts and Finding the Right Career

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Intern Pro Radio, Internships | 0 comments

Intern Pro Radio Episode #57: Career Shifts and Finding the Right Career

Join hosts Mark Babbitt of YouTern and Eric Woodard of Great Intern for a no hold discussion about all things related to Internships and early career development! This episode features a conversation with Marc Luber of Careers Out There about finding a career that is the right fit by answering the “what careers are out there?” and “what career is right for you?” questions. Listen to internet radio with InternPro Radio on...

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Mentors…

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Internships, Mentorship | 0 comments

Mentors…

Mentors do more

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Thomas Friedman on Internships

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Internships, What To Expect From Your Internship | 0 comments

Thomas Friedman on Internships

The new movie “The Internship” is putting a lot of focus on internships these days…Thomas Friedman published an op-ed providing yet more fuel to the fire around the idea that internships matter. You can read what he has to say...

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USA Today Opinion Piece In Defense of Unpaid Internships

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Internships | 0 comments

USA Today Opinion Piece In Defense of Unpaid Internships

David Schick recently posted an op-ed on the USA Today College Blog in defense of unpaid internships – check it out...

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Intern Pro Radio Episode #56: What is Happening in the World of Internships

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Intern Pro Radio, Internships | 0 comments

Intern Pro Radio Episode #56: What is Happening in the World of Internships

Join Eric Woodard of Great Intern and Mark Babbitt of YouTern for a conversation that will cover the world of internships. Topics will cover how to make the most of your summer internships, the continuing controversy around paid vs. unpaid internships and more.

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What I Heard on NPR’s Marketplace

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Internships | 0 comments

What I Heard on NPR’s Marketplace

If you’ve ever heard NPR’s Marketplace, you know it’s a great radio program. They’ve broadcasted a couple of segments about Internships recently, including this one back in March about how employers want students who have real working world experience. The latest one Marketplace did gets into the whole paid/unpaid internship controversy (which, if you’ve read or listened to any of my stuff, you’ll know I believe to be a pointless).  I wrote in and commented about this piece, which you can see here...

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Intern Pro Radio Episode #55: Keeping our Promise to Change the World with Angela Maiers

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Intern Pro Radio, Internships | 0 comments

Intern Pro Radio Episode #55: Keeping our Promise to Change the World with Angela Maiers

Join Eric Woodard of Great Intern and Mark Babbitt of YouTern for an inspiring conversation with author, blogger, speaker, Huffington Post Live personality and world-changer, Angela Maiers.

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Doesn’t Cut the Mustard

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Everything Else, Internships | 0 comments

Doesn’t Cut the Mustard

Along with many others, I’ve been making the argument that internships are good. Some internships come with stipends, some don’t – but internships aren’t about money, they’re about education. If an internship involves mentorship, it’s good. If not, it’s bad. But there are some in the legal profession out there who see students who see students who’ve had a bad internship as ripe for the picking. It’s bad enough that these students had a bad internship, but they’ve been encouraged to...

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