Internship Information for Employers
The Westminster College internship program offers students the opportunity to gain experience and apply classroom knowledge with professional skills. Students are responsible for the internship documentation process, overall. However, the following information provides employers and internship supervisors with general information regarding the Westminster College internship program and general internship best practices.
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How to post internships to Westminster College students
Employer Internship Agreement form
Student Requirements and Expectations
Employers responding to NACE’s 2011 Internship & Co-op Survey reported that 39.1 percent of their entry-level hires from the Class of 2010 came from their own internship programs. In addition, they reported converting, on average, nearly 58 percent of their interns into full-time hires. Students with past internship experience also had higher retention rates than those with no internship experience. - NACE Internship Research Brief
Internship Program Development for Employers
15 Internship Program Best Practices
Human Resources Professional Guide to Organizing Internship Programs
Paid vs. Unpaid
Paid internships have several advantages when compared to unpaid experiences. When considering unpaid internships, review the Department of Labor guidelines for those experiences. Also, please review the National Association of Colleges and Employers Position Statement on Unpaid Internships.