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Employer Internship Trainings

A well run internship program can do wonderful things for your organization! Whether you need a succession plan, innovative ideas and thinking, or are looking to help groom the next generation of talent, an internship program could be just what you need. West Michigan colleges and universities have teamed up with internship expert, Cindy Brown of Hello West Michigan to provide you with free training opportunities to help your program succeed. 

Two Different Training Options

Employer Internship Training 101

These sessions are ideal for organizations looking to START an internship program. 

  • July 14, 11:30-1pm, Hastings, Barry Community Foundation
  • September 15, 2-4pm, Grand Rapids, Davenport University
  • November 29, 8:30-10am, Holland, Hope College
  • February 13, 8:30-10am, Holland, Hope College
  • March 9, 8:30-10am, Grand Rapids, Cornerstone University
  • April 20, 8:30-10am, Muskegon, Muskegon Innovation Hub- Grand Valley

Employer Internship Training 201

These sessions are ideal for organizations looking to enhance or grow their current internship program.

  • October 10, 2-4pm, Grand Rapids, Cornerstone University
  • December 1, 8:30-10am, Grand Rapids, GVSU
  • March 21, 2-4pm, Grand Rapids, Davenport University
  • May 2, 8:30-10am, Holland, Hope College

Space is limited. Click HERE to reserve your spot or email Rachel Becklin if you have questions about the right session for your organization. The ideal time to attend a training is 2-3 months prior to bringing an intern on board.

Visit Hello West Michigan for more information. 


The Employer Internship Trainings are sponsored and supported by Hello West Michigan, Grand Valley State University, Davenport University, Cornerstone University, Hope College, West Michigan Works! and Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce.