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Navigating Internship Recruitment: Essential for Startups

Navigating Internship Recruitment: Essential for Startups

People & Culture
  • May 23, 2024
  • 12:00 pm
    2:00 pm
  • Life Sciences Innovation Hub

Are you a startup founder  looking to infuse your team with fresh ideas, energy, and cost-effective  talent? Internships could be the game-changer your organization needs.  However, finding the right match and seamlessly integrating interns into your  dynamic startup environment can be daunting. In this event, we'll delve into the crucial strategies and best practices for successful internship  recruitment and management explicitly tailored for startups. From crafting  enticing job descriptions to fostering meaningful mentorship relationships,  we'll cover it all. Whether you're considering hiring your first intern or  seeking to optimize your current internship program, this session promises valuable insights to empower you on your journey to startup success.

Takeaways: Crafting compelling internship job descriptions tailored for startup environments Implementing effective strategies for screening and selecting interns that align with your startup's culture and needs, Nurturing meaningful mentorship relationships to maximize the value of intern contributions, Leveraging interns to innovate, energize, and drive growth within your startup ecosystem, Building and testing leadership capacity.

Speakers:    Annie Hoang, Advisor, Calgary Mitacs

Megan Kinal, Employer Engagement Manager, TalentED YYC

Danny Zahynacz, Founder, RAD

Ryan Klopp, Employer Relations Specialist, Centre for Career & Personal Development, University of Calgary

This event is part of the monthly Founders Lunch Series, which aims to  empower and support entrepreneurs.

Organized by Innovate Calgary and  supported by Alberta Innovates and ElevateIP Alberta, this dynamic platform connects entrepreneurs, fosters knowledge sharing, and inspires collaboration. Be a part of this transformative experience to expand your  network, learn from industry leaders, and confidently navigate your entrepreneurial journey.

Lunch will be provided. Parking is $9/day, and the building is accessible by transit. The Brentwood Train station is about a 10-minute walk away.

Event Address:

3655 36 St NW Calgary, AB T2L 1Y8

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