Internships.com and Society for Human Resource Management Form Alliance
LOS ANGELES (May 16, 2011) – Internships.com, the world’s largest internship marketplace, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest human resource management association, have created an official alliance to connect internship-seekers with opportunities.
Announced today by Robin D. Richards, chairman and CEO of Internships.com, and Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, interim president and CEO of SHRM, the alliance seeks to inform employers and students about the benefits of experiential education and to provide cutting-edge tools and resources to optimize the process.
As part of the alliance, Internships.com has developed a dedicated microsite (http://www.internships.com/group/shrm) accessible to SHRM employer and student members so they can directly search for and connect to each other for free. SHRM and Internships.com will collaborate to ensure that student members are aware of the new resources.
“SHRM is the most respected and influential human resource management organization in the world, and we’re excited to be its internship partner helping to promote and nurture the human resource profession,” Mr. Richards said.
“For students seeking a career in HR, internships provide valuable practical experience and an advantage in the search for a first professional position,” Mr. Jackson said. “SHRM’s new alliance with Internships.com will help provide important resources to those entering the HR profession.”
Internships.com -- a CareerArc Group company -- is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education together in one centralized location. The innovative, Los Angeles based company, 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 additional information, please visit www.internships.com. For tips on finding internships, hot internship listings and internship advice, follow Internships.com on Twitter (www.twitter.com/internships) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/internships.com).
About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.