When Kansas became the first state to launch a microinternship program two years ago, students showed up, but fewer companies did. Now, the state is hoping to change that with a new grant program for employers and community colleges.
Work experiences as short as three weeks increased women’s odds of landing summer internships in tech by more than 10 fold
The state’s community colleges have been starved for resources. A new proposal would boost state funding by $650M—and tie much of it to economic outcomes.
The pandemic and mounting concerns about equity have colleges questioning whether they can continue to offer certain credentials in low-paying caregiving fields.
As Intel makes a $20 billion bet on making semiconductors in Ohio, it's also investing big—$100 million—in education and training for the workers it will need.
Companies had virtual internships thrust upon them last year. Now, large numbers say those internships are here to stay even once the pandemic subsides. We talked to colleges and businesses—from a small health-care company to Fortune 500s like Discover—about what’s worked, what hasn’t, and what's in store this year and beyond.
Women students studying computer science weren’t getting hired for the critical summer internships that lead to jobs—so an enterprising organization decided to redesign the entryway.