The Internship Institute  Assuring the Quality, Integrity and  Value of Internships The Internship Institute
“ No substitute for experience.” The Internship Institute
“ Youth unemployment will clearly be the epidemic of this next decade unless we get on it right away. You can’t throw in t...
In the U.S., black teenagers have an unemployment rate of 44%;  white teens 23%. -- Business Week, Feb. 2011 Cover Story “...
The Internship Institute <ul><li>Our Goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Standardize internship quality </li></ul><ul><li>Improve stu...
STUDENT CERTIFICATION <ul><li>For Students… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
The Internship Institute
TRAINING & SUPPORT <ul><li>For Employers… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
The Internship Institute
Virtual Internship PROGRAMS <ul><li>For Employers and Students… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
The Internship Institute <ul><li>Delivered virtually… </li></ul><ul><li>Connect interns to employer projects </li></ul><ul...
INTERNSHIP SEEDING <ul><li>Expanding Opportunities… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
The Internship Institute <ul><li>67 host sites enlisted </li></ul><ul><li>30 post-secondary institutions enlisted  </li></...
APPRENTICORP <ul><li>Creating a frontline of professional talent… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
The Internship Institute <ul><li>Start with industry and need </li></ul><ul><li>Set outcomes and expectations </li></ul><u...
www.internshipinsititute.org 202.409.7441 • 866.GO.INTERN(604.6837) • info@internshipinstitute.org The Internship Institute
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  1. 1. The Internship Institute Assuring the Quality, Integrity and Value of Internships The Internship Institute
  2. 2. “ No substitute for experience.” The Internship Institute
  3. 3. “ Youth unemployment will clearly be the epidemic of this next decade unless we get on it right away. You can’t throw in the towel on this.” -- Business Week, Feb. 2011 Cover Story “ The Youth Unemployment Timebomb ” The Internship Institute
  4. 4. In the U.S., black teenagers have an unemployment rate of 44%; white teens 23%. -- Business Week, Feb. 2011 Cover Story “The Youth Unemployment Timebomb” The Internship Institute
  5. 5. The Internship Institute <ul><li>Our Goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Standardize internship quality </li></ul><ul><li>Improve student’s career exposure, work experience and development </li></ul><ul><li>Fulfill industry demands for highly skilled workers </li></ul><ul><li>Increase graduation rates </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance business-education linkages </li></ul>Quality internship programs can convert student talent into business gains.
  6. 6. STUDENT CERTIFICATION <ul><li>For Students… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
  7. 7. The Internship Institute
  8. 8. TRAINING & SUPPORT <ul><li>For Employers… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
  9. 9. The Internship Institute
  10. 10. Virtual Internship PROGRAMS <ul><li>For Employers and Students… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
  11. 11. The Internship Institute <ul><li>Delivered virtually… </li></ul><ul><li>Connect interns to employer projects </li></ul><ul><li>Student certification </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisor training </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars on workplace competencies (social media, excel…) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry or profession focused </li></ul><ul><li>Customized to organization(s) </li></ul>Virtual internships are more common as workforce needs change and modern technologies make it cost effective.
  12. 12. INTERNSHIP SEEDING <ul><li>Expanding Opportunities… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
  13. 13. The Internship Institute <ul><li>67 host sites enlisted </li></ul><ul><li>30 post-secondary institutions enlisted </li></ul><ul><li>50 students recruited and placed </li></ul><ul><li>Program sustainability rate 90% </li></ul><ul><li>Program quality enhancement 88% </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely satisfied 70% </li></ul>What distinguishes the ISI internship development program is its highly strategic, industry-driven approach to promote long-term program sustainability and opportunity expansion. CASE STUDY: Northeastern, PA 2009-2010
  14. 14. APPRENTICORP <ul><li>Creating a frontline of professional talent… </li></ul>The Internship Institute
  15. 15. The Internship Institute <ul><li>Start with industry and need </li></ul><ul><li>Set outcomes and expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and craft opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit for behavioral competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Train in conjunction with educational institution </li></ul><ul><li>Get credits for work </li></ul>Quality internship programs can convert student talent into business gains.
  16. 16. www.internshipinsititute.org 202.409.7441 • 866.GO.INTERN(604.6837) • info@internshipinstitute.org The Internship Institute
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