Experience Education featured in BC Business Magazine
Gone are the days of walking straight from the convocation hall to a cubicle in a desirable company. As a result, many students and recent graduates look to internships to get a foot in the door at a potential workplace. Internships can make for a win-win situation – experience and contacts for the intern and much-needed support for a business. But taking on an intern also poses unique challenges and issues. For insights into finding the best interns and maximizing their and your experience, we spoke with three experts: Robert Jago, managing director of Vancouver Internships; Joe Freeburn, associate dean of marketing management at BCIT; and Lindsay Baker, manager of volunteer services at the Vancouver Aquarium.