Wilkes-Barre Connect Intern Panel: How to Post and Host a Successful Internship

On Wednesday, October 24th, Wilkes-Barre Connect Intern hosted a free panel discussion event at Wilkes-Barre’s THINK Center. The panel discussed the best practices to post and host a successful internship. At the event, the panel consisted of seven internship coordinators, as well as representatives for the business community, and local students. The featured panelists were: Nicole Darling, M.S. Eastern Region Employer Engagement and Career Specialist at Penn State University; Sharon Castano, M. Ed, Director of Internships & Parent Programs and First Year Foundations & Personal and Professional Development Instructor at Wilkes University; Bernadette Rushmer, Director, Insalaco Center for Career Development at Misericordia University; Kelly M. Lettieri, MEd, GCDF, Assistant Director for Internships at King’s College; Susan Spry, Vice President of Applied Technologies and Workforce Development at Luzerne County Community College; Carl Witkowski, COO and Executive Vice President at Berkshire GUARD Insurance Companies; and Jeremey Tomaine, Senior Finance and Economics Major at Wilkes University. Dr. Rodney S. Ridley, Sr., Executive Director & (Endowed Chair) Distinguished Professor of the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (APKCFEE) at Wilkes University served as the moderator for the event.

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