Best Practices for Converting Interns: Getting to Yes

Giordani, Pattie
November 2011
NACE Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p20
The article explores the ways by which employers in the U.S. are converting interns into full-time hires. It relates that employers that were successful in recruiting full-time hires have targeted schools where they have achieved success. The strategies utilized by ConAgra Foods in hiring interns are outlined. It discusses the benefits of offering housing assistance and providing meaningful work assignments to interns.


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