How To Prep Interns for a Full-Time Role at Your Organization

Internship programs are one of the most cost-effective ways to find and hire new full-time employees. They give you the opportunity to engage, train, and get to know potential hires on a far deeper level than other hiring processes.

Yet it’s a common misnomer interns always get full-time job offers. In reality, around 52 percent of interns get full-time job offers. Compared to most other hiring funnels, a 50 percent intern to hire conversion rate is pretty darn good, especially compared to the uncertainty of other candidate streams. 

Here’s how to successfully turn your interns into hires.

How College Recruiting Can Fuel Diversity Hiring

The business case for diversity is as clear cut as it gets: Diverse teams perform better. But building a diverse team is often easier said than done.

In reality, it’s a challenge many companies face, especially when hiring teams often find themselves going after the same handful of experienced people trying to improve their diversity. There’s nothing wrong with hiring experienced individuals from diverse backgrounds, in fact, it’s commendable. But it’s also hard to scale since it’s focused on an inherently finite talent pool.