Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

The Scoop on Unpaid Internships

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Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

Still reeling from the #BlackSwanunpaidinternshiplawsuit backlash on unpaid internships? … Um, don’t know what I’m talking about? Well, in a nutshell, some interns worked for Fox Searchlight Pictures for about three years during the production…

Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

Interns and New Hires: Show ‘Drive’ to Please Your Employer

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Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

I was in a local coffee shop recently, waiting to meet a local small business employer to talk about internships, and I overheard two well-dressed 30-something businessmen catching up on their respective companies at a…

Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

Vision, Mission, and Values – and You!

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Polk State Internship Program Coordinator Lynn Chisholm

So what does an organization’s strategic plan have to do with you getting an internship or a job? Just about everything. The employer may receive 20-200 applications for a single position. Once education, skill sets,…

Polk State Interns Help Plan, Stage Leadership Event for City of Lakeland

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Nearly three-dozen City of Lakeland employees recently sharpened their leadership skills at an event Polk State students helped to plan and stage. Working through the College’s Internship Program, students Sumer Allen and Jiari Howard spent…

Polk State student Richard Williams used the College's Internship Program to land an internship at the Lakeland Family YMCA.

Polk State Internship Program Making First Matches

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Polk State student Richard Williams used the College's Internship Program to land an internship at the Lakeland Family YMCA.

Polk State College’s new Internship Program is making its first student-employer matches, and if the experience of Richard Williams is any indication, it’s off to a strong start. “I’m very impressed with the program and…

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