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Why Young Professionals Need to Intern

Posted by Rachel MacDonald on Aug 18, 2015 9:39:00 AM

Summer 2015 has come to a swift end, and with it so does my marketing and business development internship at JOHNLEONARD. This isn’t my first time around the block; it’s my 7th internship to be exact. Time after time people always ask me why I am such an advocate for interning. There is this longstanding stereotype that interns will be responsible for coffee runs and photo copying, but in most instances this is no longer the case. Here are 5 reasons I intern, and why all young professionals trying to establish themselves in their industry should too.

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Bring on the Interns!

Posted by Blair Fleming on Feb 24, 2014 1:37:00 PM


Many employers in the last few years have had a hard time finding top talent to fill essential roles within their organizations.  According to the National Skills Coalition there are still 12.3 million unemployed U.S. workers while 3.6 million jobs remain open. Employers report that they cannot find workers with the right skills to fill these jobs.

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