Internship PROS

Internship PROS

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Engaged interns who produce valuable work, who find meaning and possibly long-term employment homes, and to gain professional development that positions them well for their future careers.

Satisfied employers who receive valuable services at a fair-market rate, and who invest in the future workforce, and who have a recognized channel for recruiting trained and proven talent.

Happy college career services teams who have reliable, repeat employment partners, who have access to professional development experts, and who know they’re providing top-notch opportunities for students.

Internship PROS do this when Preparing

  1. Build relationships with the college. 
  2. Determine the work interns will do.
  3. Prepare a budget and a plan for working hours. 
  4. Make sure you have time and space for them to work and connect

What Internship PROS receive when Preparing

  1. Detailed description of “preparing” process
  2. Coaching video call with YCNS
  3. Conversation guide to help you build relationships with the college career services team
  4. Tools for planning intern hours for the semester
  5. Budget calculator for paid interns

Internship PROS do this when Recruiting

  1. Clarify your corporate values.
  2. Describe how the work fits into the organization.
  3. Be upfront about flexibility and priority.
  4. Conduct interviews using specific questions.

What Internship PROS receive when Recruiting

  1. Detailed description of “recruiting” process
  2. Coaching video call with YCNS
  3. Tool to help you define and describe your core values
  4. Interview guides

Internship PROS do this when Onboarding

  1. Confirm that interns have access to the tools and training needed.
  2. Connect interns with the whole team. 
  3. Ask interns to document their expectations.
  4. Walk through roles, goals, time allocations, and success criteria.

What Internship PROS receive when Onboarding

  1. Detailed description of “onboarding” process
  2. Coaching video call with YCNS
  3. Onboarding checklist
  4. Team building tips for kickoff meetings
  5. Group Norms tips and guidelines
  6. Template for intern roles, goals and success criteria

Internship PROS do this when Supporting

    1. Be available for questions.
    2. Make feedback as natural as breathing.
    3. Conduct weekly performance and development conversations.
    4. Create opportunities for interns to work with others.
    5. Follow college documentation.
    6. Conduct periodic “fun” events.
    7. Let interns suggest ideas or improvement projects.
    8. Make the most of YCNS professional development.
    9. Hold team retrospectives and intern exit interviews.

What Internship PROS receive when Supporting

  1. Detailed description of “supporting” process
  2. 2 coaching video calls with YCNS
  3. Feedback guidelines, including conversation starters
  4. Template for performance conversations
  5. Team fun activities
  6. New idea proposal worksheet
  7. List of YCNS courses to which interns have no-charge access and employees have reduced-cost access
  8. Retrospective sample
  9. Exit interview sample

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