Why they are worth considering
Developing an internship for your company can be very beneficial.
Increased productivity. Student interns approach new projects with enthusiasm and are ready to put their knowledge to work.
Creation and/or strengthened relations with Marshall University. Career Services can provide an efficient and valuable bridge to talent and resources for recruitment such as faculty connections, job posting advertisement and career expos.
Additional personnel during peak periods. Adding interns to your staff can assist in managing workloads during heavier activity.
Help to keep college-educated talent in our region. Students in an internship develop connections within the state. Many are more likely to stay within the region post graduation. Lower training costs.
Student interns are paid hourly and/or compensated with academic credit. Costs related to the hiring of interns are generally much less than hiring additional full-time staff.
Fresh perspectives. College interns will approach projects with vigor and energy, and can refresh a workforce.
Enhancement of staff supervisory skills. Mentoring interns can help your staff develop stronger leadership and management skills that can enhance teamwork and efficiency on other projects.