Use Internships as Your Competitive Advantage


 A strong intern program can provide an employer a pipeline of highly qualified candidates for future employment. Internships and other forms of experiential education introduce students to the workplace and can facilitate seamless transitions to employment.  They can help increase employer talent retention rates, complete short-term projects, and identify future hires.

GSDC has joined with regional employers, educators and community partners to bring and focused internship program, Intern Bridge, St. Cloud for a second year. On April 16th, St. Cloud State University will host Dr. Robert Shindell from Intern Bridge, a leading research and consulting firm.  The one-day presentation will share the latest, most effective approach to internships based on in-depth research and proven strategies. In this full-day, highly interactive and participatory workshop, participants will learn how to:

•      Effectively implement an amazing internship program;

•      Identify future hires with the only no-strings-attached 12-week interview;

•      Create and maintain a pipeline of highly qualified and educated full-time job candidates;

•      Increase your organizational brand awareness on college campuses;

•      And much, much more!

More information and a link to registration is at

This workshop has been accredited by both HRCI and SHRM-PDC and attendees can receive six (6) CEU Credits. 

Posted on February 27, 2019 and filed under JobSpot.