The need for internship programs.

Author:Mollien, Jerry
Position:Talent
 
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The need for a broad-based internship initiative is compelling. The benefits of internships for students, employers and ultimately the whole state are many. The tank is large. To carry out the initiative, it was clear that it would take a true team effort from a diverse group who would be stakeholders in and have a vested interest in the ultimate success of the initiative. As a result of this need, an Internship Initiative Advisory Board was established. The members represent employers, students, universities, foundations, business associations and social, business and civic organizations.

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Masco Corporation has carried on a very successful internship program for more than a decade, so we know first-hand that there are many reasons and benefits for employers to hire students as interns while they are still in school.

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