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. 

2017-2018 Dates

Employer Internship Trainings

These sessions are helpful for organizations that would like to start an internship program, learn how to enhance a current internship program, or discover innovative ways in recruitment efforts.  There will be dedicated time during each training for employers to work on developing job descriptions and network with employers and Career Center staff.

  • July 26, 2017, 8:30am -11:30am, Grand Rapids, Davenport University
  • August 8, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am, Grand Rapids, Aquinas College
  • September 14, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am, Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University
  • October 11, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am, Grand Rapids, Cornerstone University
  • November 2, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am, Grand Rapids, Davenport University
  • January 9, 2018  - 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Grand Rapids, Calvin College
  • February 13, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Muskegon, Muskegon Community College
  • March 22, 2018 - 8:30am - 11:30am, Holland, Hope College
  • April 19, 2018 - 9am - 12pm, Grand Rapids, Grand Valley State University

Space is limited. Click HERE to reserve your spot or email Kristie Scanlon if you have questions about your organization's goals. 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.

Page last modified August 29, 2017