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Five Benefits of an Internship Program

In the U.S., the unemployment rate for young workers is about twice as high as the national rate. OK, so that’s not great. But let’s reverse that trend. How? Internships are a great place to start. This year, we’re trying to put more than 5,000 young people to work in internships around the world. By […] Read Article “Five Benefits of an Internship Program”

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We found them! Our CEO for One Month Candidates

Meet the CEO for One Month Candidates We were looking high and low for North America’s CEO for One Month Candidates. Thousands of people applied and hundreds made it through our initial screening. People from all across the United Stated sent in essays, resumes and videos. We loved the responses! Our applicants are so talented, […] Read Article “We found them! Our CEO for One Month Candidates”

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Five Benefits of Hiring an Intern, Written by an Intern

I already know what you’re thinking, and before you decide this is just another cookie-cutter blog post on the importance of internship placement, hear me out. I’m an intern. More specifically, I’m a college intern working for Adecco Group North America’s marketing department, where my days range from filming and video editing to copywriting and […] Read Article “Five Benefits of Hiring an Intern, Written by an Intern”

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From Cold Cuts to Corporate: How Interning Transformed My Self-Perspective

There I was, 20 years old, working minimum wage, going to school, and constantly wondering where my life was heading. Probably sounds like a cliché—because, well, it sort of is—but nonetheless it’s a reality for many of my fellow Millennials, and it’s about time someone laid our worries to rest. You can improve your life. […] Read Article “From Cold Cuts to Corporate: How Interning Transformed My Self-Perspective”

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Who Will Be Adecco Group’s CEO for One Month?

Next week, seven young men and women will be arriving in Jacksonville, Florida to embark on a life changing experience. They will be vying for a chance to become Adecco Group North America’s ‘CEO for One Month’ – the summer internship of a lifetime. The #CEO1Month Internship As the ‘CEO for One Month’, the successful […] Read Article “Who Will Be Adecco Group’s CEO for One Month?”

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Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Prospective interns are out in force this spring, looking for an opportunity that will not only fulfill their graduation requirements, but also introduce them to potential employers. During my career, I’ve worked with some good and not-so-good interns. The good ones were fun and the not-so-good made the time agonizing. With this in mind, I’ve […] Read Article “Get the Most Out of Your Internship”

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Are Internships Worthwhile Jobs for Students?

Internships are one way for recent grads to break into the professional world. However, in some industries and professions, internships may be too much hassle and not enough reward. In today’s competitive job market, many employers know that they have the advantage in the hiring process. Therefore, many companies have no problem keeping multiple interns […] Read Article “Are Internships Worthwhile Jobs for Students?”

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Time Management: A College Student’s Perspective

As an intern in the Marketing Department, I work 40 hours per week. At any given moment, I know almost exactly how much longer I will be in the office. I also know that the only tasks I will have in the evening or on weekends are those my parents give me. But the idea […] Read Article “Time Management: A College Student’s Perspective”