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4 Benefits of a College Internship Program for Employers

Cultivating the next crop of business professionals is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Not only can you work side-by-side with interns to equip them with the skills they need be successful in your industry, but your business can reap many rewards as well. From identifying new employees to increased productivity with the additional manpower, a college internship program is a solid investment for almost any business.

Most interns arrive at a company with little work-related experience under their belt, but this gives a company a great opportunity to raise the business world’s future talent. Companies can educate, grow, and mold interns to ultimately retain them as their own employees someday. 

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Society Insurance Internships

Internships are often a college student’s first experience within the professional business world. They offer an opportunity for students to gain valuable on-the-job experience and advance the skills they’re learning in college. Individuals often seek internships related to their desired career or profession to get their foot in the door at a company, or to gain practical knowledge they will be able to apply to future job opportunities. Not every company’s intern program is the same; each intern program is dependent on the type of company, their values, and mission.

At Society, there are a variety of internship positions offered throughout the company, including: (more…)

Internship Programs: Building a Talent Pipeline

Why is it a good idea to have an internship program in place for your company? For starters, internships allow your business to build a talent pipeline while promoting your brand. Students gain experience in their chosen field of study and are excellent candidates to complete projects that may otherwise be left undone due to time constraints. Interns also bring fresh, new perspectives that can be impactful to your business, but an internship program takes time and attention to develop into a success.

At Society, we’re always on the lookout for fresh talent to bring aboard our expert team and take an active role in supporting aspiring insurance professionals. Along the way, we have learned some important lessons in developing an effective internship program for both the student and your business: (more…)