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Virtual: Internship Programs and Development  - How to Accomplish This Remotely

Internship Programs and Development - How to Accomplish This Remotely

When: 8/28/2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: ZOOM
Contact: Wendy Kent & Michelle Patton
PHRMA Office: 503-655-6474

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Not only do internships offer a way to bring in new ideas and perspectives, generate a pipeline of engaged new hires, create leader/mentorship opportunities for existing employee often reengaging those employees, studies also show that there is a link to the employee engagement and tenure of interns who are hired on.  COVID has shown us that engagement and enrichment during times of increased distance and remote work must be a constant focus of HR and Leadership.


During this session, Cristin will cover gaining internal buy-in, managing remote communication, and programming elements to help guide you in putting together a successful internship program for your organization.


Learning Objectives:

  1. How to Gain full Organizational buy-in buy establishing ROI, clarifying positive impact to brand and competitive advantage, and generating enthusiasm and commitment from leadership.
  2. How to Design and Effective Program
  3. Effective Communication to Ensure Program Success in a Remote Environment


About our Speaker:

Cristin Rigney

Manager, Talent Acquisition, Campus Programs - New Relic, Inc.




Cristin has over twelve years of experience working in the field of human resources and recruiting. Recruiting and program development are where her heart is. Cristin’s expertise includes human resource project management, federal compliance, organizational development, program development, development of standardized reporting methods achievement of departmental KPI used in the Quarterly Business Reviews. She has also built out full-cycle recruiting initiatives, including the management of relationships and brand building on university campuses across the U.S., Canada, and the UK.


As a lifelong Portlander, passionate about traveling, her two dogs and attending Timbers soccer games (PTFC) and Washington State University football games (GO COUGS).


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  • PHRMA Member: Free! (Sign-in member pricing to populate)
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