Keeping Your Balance with Interns

Morrow, Edwin P.
June 1997
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p94
Academic Journal
This article provides information that would help companies make use of its internship program in the U.S. There are comments that financial planning students are handicapped in their studies because they have no relevant job experience with which to relate their classroom activity. Fast food or clerical jobs simply do not provide the type of experience students need. In order to be guided in the internship program, just like what William Howard & Co. Financial Advisors Inc. practiced, interns should be provided with clearly defined criteria and responsibilities.


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