5 Tips for Hiring Interns for Your Startup - Black Enterprise

5 Tips for Hiring Interns for Your Startup

  • Build in Trust and Accountability
    When dealing with student interns, it is important to set expectations upfront. Discuss what the intern can expect to learn and deliver on that. Be clear about what the intern will be doing daily, to whom the intern will report, and how performance will be measured. Empower interns to be creative and give them some room to “run” with assigned projects or tasks. Equally important is accountability. Check-in with your intern regularly to ensure the job is being performed as expected and the intern has the training and tools needed to get it done. 

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