Tomorrow’s Talent in Your Hands Today: Developing a Robust Internship Program for a Win-Win Result

2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session will show you how to develop an internship program that meets the needs of students, educational institutions and your workforce.

You need talent. Graduates need jobs. Today's educational institutions are under more and more pressure to prove that they are producing graduates with the skills to meet the needs of the job market. You can have a significant impact on tomorrow's workforce by cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with colleges, universities and training centers and developing an internship program that can supply a robust stream of new talent that is trained to meet your organization's needs. By the end of this session, you will:

·         Understand the legal framework of internship relationships.

·         Find out how to develop mutually beneficial long-term relationships with educational institutions to
           promote your talent needs.

·         Learn practical approaches to hosting internships that meet the needs of all parties: students,
           supervisors and the organization.

·         Discover how to utilize an internship program to develop and mold tomorrow's talent.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Sharon L. Beaudry

Sharon L.

Sharon Beaudry is a professor at Oregon Tech.  Prior to becoming a full-time professor, she spent over two decades held the position of Director of Human Resources at Colby-Sawyer College in NH and Philharmonic Center for the Arts in FL, and also worked in HR specialist roles in the areas of risk management, benefits and corporate training. Sharon has been teaching since 2008 and her teaching and research interests include business and employment law, human resources, human capital efficiency, compensation and benefit design, data-driven decision-making and gamification. She has presented and co-authored publications on several HR topics including business gamification, employment law, and shared governance.  She also enjoys curriculum design and was the co-creator of the Leadership and HR Certificate programs at her prior institution. She has a B.S. degree from College of New Rochelle, a M.B.A. with a concentration in HR from Northcentral University, a Law degree from Northwestern CA University and is certified as a Senior Human Resources Professional. 

Michigan 1, East Tower, Concourse Level
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Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
Leadership & Navigation
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