NATIONAL INTERN DAY
National Intern Day on the last Thursday in July recognizes all the college graduates testing the professional waters across the country.
With a resume or diploma in hand, students and graduates pour into internships around the nation. Internships offer future business leaders the experience they need. Not only that, but they also get to shine, too! One of the ways interns show off their hard-earned skills is by implementing much-needed upgrades. Interns also share the latest business knowledge and techniques. After all, interns provide a fresh perspective.
Many business areas utilize interns to maximize their business needs. Internships also provide hands-on experience to potential new recruits to the business world. From engineering to science, research, and non-profits, interns are essential to business relationships.
The observance also encourages companies to recognize hardworking interns. Share inspirational success stories about interns on your team. Foster a mentor program. Develop tools to promote a positive intern experience at your company.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalInternDay
Reward your interns with a celebration on the last Thursday in July. This summer, employers can host a celebration in a variety of ways.
- Honor past and present interns
- Host a virtual luncheon
- Develop new strategies for internships
- Highlight successful intern-generated ideas
While some businesses don’t have internships, take the day to explore the options for adding one. Learn more about the benefits of internships. Visit businesses with programs and learn how they might fit yours.
Of course, the day is all about interns. Interns can celebrate by nominating the best businesses for internships, too. Share your experience as an intern. Celebrate the positive impact of interns using #NationalInternDay to share on social media.
NATIONAL INTERN DAY HISTORY
WayUP founded National Intern Day to encourage companies to celebrate, empower, and recognize interns. Visit their website for tools and resources to help make the best of your celebration.
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