Make Internships Count For The Student And The Company

December 1st, 2012 / No Comments »

By DJ Patil and Julie Deroche

It’s that time of year again. The pressure is already on for building the class of 2013 summer internships. Each year, the recruitment cycle creeps up a bit earlier, the perks improve, and the competition gets more and more intense. It’s been going this way for at least the past five years and shows no signs of slowing down.

Since we’ve both been heavily involved in building the intern programs at LinkedIn and Mozilla, we’re often asked by organizations and students alike about what makes a successful summer internship. These are the things you should take into consideration both as a student and as a company when internship season comes around…..