Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Announces Partnership with Internships.com

SANTA MONICA, CA (July 3, 2012) – The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and Internships.com, the world’s largest internship marketplace, to help chamber members connect with students to keep the best talent and top businesses in Santa Monica. Internships.com will help inform the chamber’s members about the benefits of experiential education, facilitate internship connections within the community, and provide cutting-edge tools and resources to optimize the recruiting process.

“We are delighted to partner with Internships.com to further support business growth and opportunity in Santa Monica,” said Laurel Rosen, President and CEO, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. “As part of our commitment to the Santa Monica business community, this partnership will help add to the growing workforce in Santa Monica and connect students seeking experience with businesses needing interns.”

To support the partnership, Internships.com has developed a dedicated microsite accessible to participating employers and students so they can directly search for and connect to each other for free. The Chamber will also identify and create resources to assist students with their development as emerging professionals.

“Running a successful internship program is one of the best ways to recruit and retain talent to your organization,” said Robin D. Richards, Chairman & CEO of Internships.com. “The Santa Monica Chamber is innovating on behalf of its members, and we’re proud to support their efforts through this partnership.”

At no cost, employers can easily post internships, proactively recruit interns through an extensive student resume database, and have access to exclusive materials to guide them in creating, implementing and optimizing their internship program. The chamber’s goal for the partnership is to emphasize talent retention in the Santa Monica area and create networking opportunities for both employers and students.

Employers wishing to post internships for free, please visit the dedicated Santa Monica Chamber microsite.

 

About the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce advocates and represents business' interests and issues affecting the community. They provide the environment to help members prosper and succeed through a proactive working partnership with all levels of government and community organization. More information can be found at www.smchamber.com

 

About Internships.com

Internships.com 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 or Facebook.

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Contacts:

Rosalind Napoli
Email: rnapoli@settingla.com
310.339.4115 

Stuart Lander
Email: slander@internships.com
T: 818.260.3100