Interns to Innovators: Unlocking the Potential of Placement Students in your Business

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 25 July 2023
Jacqui Jolmes
Think People
Issues covered: Placement Year Students; Employee Engagement; Interns; Innovators

Incorporating placement year students into your business can lead to a mutually beneficial partnership that fosters growth, learning, and innovation. Here are a few of the key benefits we experienced at Think People as a result of having Kerry Jordon, an Undergraduate at Queens University as a placement year student in our business:

  • Fresh perspectives: Placement year students, with new ideas and fresh perspectives can bring innovative solutions and improvements to any business. With Kerry, she often asked questions to increase her understanding or made suggestions which helped us better define a problem or refine a solution.
  • Research and skill development: Students, by nature of their

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This article is correct at 25/07/2023

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Jacqui Jolmes
Think People

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