Internship Horrors: Tales From the Dark Side

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Written by Vidhya Padmanabhan Graphics by Gabby Krause Internship Horrors For a lot of people, internships can be that foot in the door to break into the workforce market. It doesn’t matter if you are fresh out of college, looking to switch careers, or trying to bridge the time gap in your resume, internships can be valuable learning experiences.  According … Read More

6 Laws Governing Unpaid Internship Programs

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Written By David Gilbert Unpaid Internship Programs: Want to Play this Game? Some companies have been running a rigged game for interns to play. Their unpaid internship programs offer the chance to gain experience but leave their interns without anything to show for their hard work. It’s similar to winning a video game without a big loot-drop at the end. … Read More

How Experiential Learning and Horses Help You Achieve Success

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From left to right: Gina, a horse with a large red and yellow soccer ball, and three of her clients arranged in a pose while performing Equine Assisted Learning challenges using Experiential Learning Techniques.

Written and edited by Mazabeen Alam & Michael Howard Graphics by Elyse Warnecke and Phil Mapstone   DID YOU KNOW? Every now and then we have the opportunity to work with a visionary company as we continue our mission of connecting businesses with super interns. Yarcort is one such visionary company that we have been honored to collaborate with. Gina Yarrish, the … Read More

How Interns Can Protect Themselves in the Wake of #MeToo

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A therapist stands at the counter in front of a New York landscape, and asks his client, “When she said that exactly, what did you think, and how did you feel about her?” The client, who’s feet are only seen as he lays on the couch says, “All I remember feeling is cheap. And she is the manager. What could I do about it?” But, in his head, he is thinking, “I am barely getting by now. What if I get fired over this? I cannot afford this issue right now.”

Written By: Rebecca Lee Graphics By: Lydell Jenkins Protection from Harassment for Interns In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the controversy surrounding Hollywood figures such as Harvey Weinstein, it is crucial that interns learn how to protect themselves from sexual harassment. Do they have the same rights as employees? In most states, the answer is no. Under the Federal … Read More

How to Adapt for Employees and Interns With Mental Illnesses

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Written by Tia Langhout and Gregory Stump Edited by Michael Howard Americans With Disabilities In the past, employers have shunned hiring personnel that admitted to having a mental illness. Unfortunately, by doing so, they not only missed out on some fantastic potential workers but also violated the ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA makes it unlawful to disqualify someone … Read More

Building Your Internship Program: Communications

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Communications to both your virtual interns and virtual audience is a critical part of any organization. It shows your interns and clients that you are listening to their daily needs. Now that we know the importance of staying in good communication with your online audience, the big question is, “how do you actually create a great communication flow between you … Read More

How to Create an Internship: Step 3!

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 STEP 3: Hiring on Virtual Interns to the Team! Sep 2017 / Elizabeth Sanchez Great job! We’re almost finished, and now we can move onto the final step of the process. Here you will learn how to search for prospective candidates for a virtual intern team and how to hire on those who would most benefit your virtual internship program. … Read More

How to Create a Virtual Internship 101

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 Three Easy Steps to Creating a Virtual Internship! Sep 2017 / Elizabeth Sanchez So, you’ve started a company, congratulations! You’ve worked out all the kinks and wrinkles on how to get the work flowing and client list growing! Looks like you are in a perfect position to consider creating a virtual internship program! But how exactly does one create a … Read More

Virtual Internship Testimonial

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One thing those of us here at SuperInterns.com like to do is keep up with our interns after they leave us. Not only is it fun to see how successful they become, but it’s always great to get feedback about how their virtual internship helped them learn and gain experience. Morgan Shulski’s Testimonial One of the most important aspects of … Read More

How a Virtual Internship Program Will Grow Your Business

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By Jaydah Jacobs Starting up your business and branding yourself as an entrepreneur was probably one of your biggest accomplishments. It was as if a heavy burden was raised off your shoulders, and you feel free again. You might have had this feeling that you could do anything, and attempted to grow your business. The only problem is that you … Read More

Spring into a New Virtual Internship Program

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Springtime is always a breath of fresh air. The snow has completely melted away, the rain has stopped, and the flowers have blossomed. This weather motivates many people around the world to get out and do something with their lives and it can motivate you, too! If you’re running a business, then maybe it’s time to try something new. One … Read More