A "Quick Start" Guide to Starting and Growing a Co-op or Internship Program
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15 Best Practices for Internship Programs
Excerpted from Building a Premier Internship Program: A Practical Guide for Employers
Best Practice #1: Provide interns with real work assignmentsProviding interns with real work is number one to ensuring your program's success. Interns should be doing work related to their major, that is challenging, that is recognized by the organization as valuable, and that fills the entire work term. Read more about 15 Best Practices for Internship Programs (PDF).
How Much Should You Pay an Intern?Many employers pay their interns. But how do you calculate a fair wage? And should you include benefits? Read more about how uch you should pay an Intern (PDF).