Calling all aspiring public servants: New program recruiting students for paid federal internships
Young people have the skills, creativity and perspectives to help our government confront the biggest challenges facing our country. The Future Leaders in Public Service aims to bring undergraduate and graduate students into government through paid internships at the Departments of Commerce or Transportation.
How agencies can open doors for job seekers without a four-year degree
Our federal government would benefit from hiring job seekers without four-year degrees, an often overlooked talent pool. In a recent report, we outline the barriers that prevent individuals without four-year degrees from attaining federal work and offer recommendations to address them.
Supervising interns in a virtual environment: Wrapping up the program
As your interns’ time at your agency ends, we offer seven recommendations to consider before they depart, including how you can measure their impact and stay connected.
Five tips to keep remote interns engaged throughout their internships
Supervisors will need to help interns navigate virtual internships and feel connected to their team’s work. Here are five tips to keep interns engaged and working effectively throughout their programs.
How to supervise interns in a virtual environment: Onboarding and orientation
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, federal agencies may be offering their internships virtually. These four suggestions for onboarding your interns help ensure they’re off to a good start in this virtual environment.