Beginning in late May, the subways fill with college students who have flocked to New York City for summer internships. Anyone traveling to midtown on a weekday morning can easily see the influx of eager college students and MBAs headed to their publishing houses, law firms, accounting companies, and media offices. And on a summer Friday, interns are just about the only people working in offices. When I used to manage internships at Time Incorporated, this was absolutely my favorite time of year. Recruiters spend the school year cultivating relationships, assessing candidates, collaborating with managers, and assembling the “perfect” class of interns. It’s just amazing to watch everyone come together face to face when they finally arrive for orientation!
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