For Employers

Your startup or growing company has a tight budget. Youテ「决e hoping to get a lot done, but only have a few employees. Has the thought of hiring an intern テ「 or several interns テ「 ever crossed your mind?

Consider these internship statistics from the National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) 2009 Experiential Education Survey :-

  • 67.7% of 2007-08 interns were offered fulltime positions.
  • 83.6% of these offers were accepted.
  • 35.3% of employers' fulltime, entry-level college hires came from their internship programs.

In fact, the market is so competitive, that 51% of employers are now focusing on relevant internship experience to find the best fit for their companies. Eighty-one percent of employers have found that new hires with relevant internship experience are better prepared than those without internships.テつテつ

Hiring interns can be exceptionally beneficial to companies in any field of industry.
These benefits of hiring interns might persuade you to start an internship program. Please see below how interns can contribute to the further development and success of your company :-
  • Ease of use with technology.テつSocial media, computer programs, iPads テ「 these are a piece of cake for young professionals. And, although youテ「决e a young entrepreneur, you can always use a hand from a fellow Gen Y tech-savvy professional.
  • Itテ「冱 a trial period that could lead to something more.テつAn internship is a great way to see how much potential a student or recent graduate has in the field. Youテ「冤l get to see their skills and work ethic as an internテ「蚤nd might choose to bring them on as a paid employee down the line.
  • Student interns are motivated and bring increased productivity. テつThey are young, fresh, and willing to prove themselves. Interns commit to tasks and work hard at completing them quickly and efficiently. Interns are able to work on a variety of projects with enthusiasm.
  • Increase productivity. Interns can relieve overwork. They are available throughout the year and can be crucial additions to accomplish what needs to be done. Interns can act as support to the existing staff.
  • Improve leadership and supervisory skills.テつThrough the mentoring of interns the staff develops skills in being leaders and supervisors. Having an intern benefits both the intern and the company through mutual education and the building of essential skills.
  • Test-drive the talent.テつCut-down on recruitment costs and risks. Potential interns might like to stay; your company will already know the interns qualities and history by the time full employment is up for discussion, which reduces risks of hiring unknown candidates.
  • Give back to the community.テつBy hiring interns companies are helping to promote and benefit the educational system.
  • Take advantage of low-cost labor. Interns are inexpensive, their salaries are significantly lower than staff employees, and sometimes they are even willing to work at no cost. Moreover, while their wage requirements are modest, theyテ「决e among the most highly motivated members of the workforce.
  • Offering a paid internship is particularly beneficial, because it enables economically disadvantaged students to participate.

Students are on the same page as employers regarding the importance of internships. Approximately 66% of the more than 2,800 students surveyed have held at least one internship. 37% of students reported that internships are one of the most effective job search resources.

With benefits for employers and students, internships really are a win-win.

If you are interested in our services and would you like us to recruit suitable students, please do not hesitate to contact us.