Make Sure You Get The ROI From Your Internship Program This Summer!
Internships can be the perfect way to identify future hires, increase retention rates, maintain a pipeline of highly qualified candidates, create and build relationships with local universities and organizations, and get short-term projects completed.
For the above to be true, organizations must host effective and meaningful programs. How is this done? What are students looking for? What are the expectations of universities? What can organizations do to make their programs the best they can be?
This webcast series has been developed and designed to help you and your organization make sure you are making the most of the internship expereince for you and your interns! Based on the most in-depth research ever to be conducted into the successful management of internship programs, you can be assured that these webcasts will assure the ROI you need!
The presentation will include detailed statistics from proprietary research. Qualitative and quantitative responses will be shared from our latest research project, the National Internship and Co-op Study – a detailed examination of what makes internship programs successful based on the responses of over 225,000 students from more than 500 universities.
You will also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dr. Shindell to develop, implement and execute your plans for a virtual internship initiative!
Dr. Robert Shindell
During the past 20 years, Dr. Robert Shindell, has successfully held a variety of professional leadership roles in higher education. He developed career centers at The University of Toledo’s College of Engineering, Midwestern State University and the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. Robert’s innovative approach to career services led The Rawls College of Business Career Management Center to achieve the ranking of 28th in BusinessWeek’s national ranking of College of Business career centers in 2007. Dr. Shindell’s research and opinions are often quoted in the New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington Post, Inside Higher Ed and many more. He has worked with thousands of employers and higher education career centers in developing successful transition plans for students through both live and virtual presentations.
Dr. Shindell also serves as a member of the Distinguished Scientists Advisory Board for the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to maximizing The United States Department of Energy’s strategic objectives. In addition to expanding ORISE thought leadership, the DSAB works closely with ORISE leadership, technical experts and liaisons to ensure that strategic milestones related to ORISE activities are met.
Robert has earned his Doctorate of Philosophy from Texas Tech University, a master’s degree in training and development from Midwestern State University, and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Toledo.