ConnectVA Internship Boot Camp

When: Friday, January 10 from 9:30am – 11:30am

Where: University of Richmond – Downtown, 626 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Free but registration is required at https://www.connectva.org/internships.

This interactive session will help you create (or improve) the internship experience in your organization while building the nonprofit talent pipeline.

Participants will gain real world advice for quality internship programs from their colleagues in the field. Hear from a panel of experienced internship coordinators as they share successes and challenges from their collective experience working with students.

VCU University Career Center Associate Director Joslyn Bedell will led attendees through a step-by-step process for establishing and running a quality internship program in their organizations.

Ideal for program staff, attendees will leave with:

  • an understanding of the key components of a successful internship program
  • the knowledge necessary to assess internship program compatibility in your organization
  • an understanding of specific tools to implement in you organization
    • goals and objectives
    • position description
    • contract and workplan
  • an awareness of available resources for managing and recruiting interns

 

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