Companies lean in to remote internships

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.

Daniel Kiefer, professor of English, teaches a class at the University of Redlands. The university has started giving grants to select faculty to incorporate career concepts into their courses. (Courtesy of University of Redlands)

Bringing career counseling into the classroom

Career services offices are trying a novel way to expand their reach: recruiting faculty onto the team with grants to incorporate career concepts and counseling into their courses.