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  • IPFW Co-Sponsors Northern Indiana Area Total Internship Management Workshop
For Immediate Release
June 12, 2014

IPFW Co-Sponsors Northern Indiana Area Total Internship Management Workshop

Key Info

  • Total Internship Management Workshop at Purdue North Central on Friday, July 25
  • Workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST in the Library-Student-Faculty Building, room 144
  • Open to area businesses interested in building an internship program
  • Session is approved for 6 hours of Human Resource Certification Institute credits

Mark your calendar! Purdue North Central, Purdue Calumet, Michiana SHRM, Interns for Indiana, and Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) are teaming up to host a Total Internship Management Workshop on Friday, July 25, 2014. The event will be held on Purdue North Central’s campus, in the Library-Student-Faculty Building Room 144 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST.

This event is open to community businesses that are interested in learning how to build an internship program, while making it impactful. Some of the topics that will be covered include understanding and communicating with the Millennial generation, planning for the best time of year to host interns, compensation and benefits, and learning how to structure internship assignments, projects, and tasks.

The content will be provided by Intern Bridge, Inc., which is a leading college recruiting consulting and research firm in the nation. Intern Bridge has a high level of satisfaction from professionals who have participated in live programs.

Kelly Brown, HR coordinator for Mohawk Flooring, says, “The workshop was extremely beneficial to my organization not only because of the wealth of internship information & resources but also for the networking and connecting the class provided. It was helpful to meet individuals form other organizations who were in the same boat as I was. Dr. Shindell is an exceptional speaker and communicator with a wealth of knowledge to share on this topic!”

Those who plan to attend this event are encouraged to register online before the day of the event. The event is approved for 6 hours of Human Resource Certification Institute credits. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided. Previous attendees to this workshop include Marvel, Johnson & Johnson, XEROX, and Disney.

For additional information, contact Deb Barrick, program director, at 260-481-5471 or barrickd@ipfw.edu.

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