Internships.com and Delaware State Chamber Form Strategic Partnership to Connect Businesses with Students through Internships
The partnership provides a platform to connect local students with businesses across the state of Delaware
Wilmington, DE (May 20, 2013)– The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and Internships.com, the world’s largest internship marketplace, have launched a strategic partnership to provide a platform to connect local students with top businesses across the state of Delaware. Internships.com and the Chamber will work together to help inform members about the benefits of experiential education, facilitate internship connections within the community and provide cutting-edge tools and resources to optimize the process of hiring interns.
“Partnering with Internships.com is an exciting prospect for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce,” said President and CEO Joan Verplanck. “We like to provide our interns with valuable experiences, and this partnership will lead to even more value for the next generation of business leaders.”
To support the partnership, Internships.com developed a dedicated microsite accessible to employers and students so they can directly search for and connect with each other for free.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the Delaware State Chamber on this initiative,” said Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of Internships.com. “Internships have become a vital way for employers to recruit talent into their organizations, and this platform is an ideal way to help the chamber facilitate that connection.”
Employers can easily post internship opportunities, manage applicants, proactively recruit students with an extensive resume database and access to materials to guide them in creating and implementing an internship program. The Chamber’s goal for the partnership is to utilize the world’s largest internship marketplace while providing the tools and resources necessary to help grow and expand the talent community in Delaware.
About the Delaware State Chamber
Founded in 1837 as the Wilmington Board of Trade, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce has a long history as the largest, most influential business organization in the state.
The mission of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of Delaware businesses and benefits citizens of the state. The Chamber will provide services members want; it will serve and be recognized as the primary resource on matters affecting companies of all sizes, and it will be the leading advocate for business with government in Delaware.
Through programs, legislative advocacy, communications and publications, small-business benefits and services and special networking events, the Chamber is continually providing an enriched environment for businesses and communities to grow. The Chamber provides unequaled service to the community of Delaware – one day and one business at a time.
Internships.com, part of CareerArc Group, is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education together in one centralized location. The innovative, Los Angeles-based company, named by Forbes as a “Top 10 Careers Website,” develops a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer, and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities. For more information, please visit www.internships.com.