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Hiring Interns:

Starting an internship program at your organization can be extremely beneficial. Below you will find general information about starting an internship program.

Please contact Becca Sowa, Internship Development Manager, 517-483-9810 or, for more information or questions.

* Benefits of an internship program:

  • Year round source of highly motivated pre-professionals

  • Provide the opportunity to train your organization's future workforce

  • Proven, cost-effective way to recruit and evaluate potential employees

  • Students bring new perspectives to old problems

  • Visibility of your organization is increased on campus

  • Quality candidates for temporary or seasonal positions and projects.

  • Freedom for professional staff to pursue more creative projects

  • Flexible, cost-effective work force not requiring a long-term employer commitment

  • Your image in the community is enhanced as you contribute your expertise to the educational enterprise

* Five Steps to Developing an Internship Program:

  • Step 1: Set goals and policies for the internship program

    • Desired outcomes

    • Identify projects

  • Step 2: Write a plan for the internship opportunity

    • Goals, Timelines & job description

    • What can the intern be involved in?

  • Step 3: Recruit a qualified intern

  • Step 4: Manage the intern

  • Step 5: Conduct exit interviews and follow-up

Lansing Community College offers a free service to post internship opportunities on the CES JobLink website ( Click here for additional information.

Center for Employment Services at Lansing Community College

Career and Employment Services
Gannon Building - StarZone
Phone: (517) 483-1172
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