Internship Resources for Employers

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 assignments

Providing 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 here.

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 here.

Tips for Employers Providing References to Students

If a student who has done an internship with your organization asks to use your name as a reference for a job application, read here for some tips.

Workforce Development & Entrepreneurship

Contact Information

Angie Duduit
Coordinator, Workforce Development & Entrepreneurship
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street, Massie B50
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Main: (740) 351-3322

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