At its most basic level an internship programme could be said to be: An internship programme is a planned work experience opportunity offered by an employer. There should be no expectation of employment after completing the programme/ experience. People in these roles are called interns. The intern role is to work at an organisation for a fixed, limited period of time. Interns are usually undergraduates or post graduates. Most internships last for any length of time between 1 week and 12 … [Read more...] about What is an Internship? Why should you do one?
Human Resources, internships, apprentices and the future of work for all of us Are we practicing modern human resource policies or those over 100 years old? There has been a significant change in the last few years in how graduates and undergraduates are developed and employed. Indeed this directly impacts most of us working today in one way or another. Most of these changes are purported to be for the benefit of both business and individuals and businesses alike. But are they? What got … [Read more...] about Businesses – are we in 2011 or 1911?