BATON ROUGE, La. (March 12, 2018) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced an employer workshop series to help area companies further connect with millennial talent via internships.
“BRAC’s talent development program aims to attract and retain talent,” said Adam Knapp, BRAC president and CEO. “By educating employers on the proper steps to starting or expanding an internship program, we can cultivate more chances for millennial talent to get plugged into our community and connected to the job opportunities here.”
The InternBR employer workshops will be held at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. The first workshop, titled “How to Start an Internship Program,” will be held on Friday, April 13. The second workshop, titled “How to Expand an Internship Program,” will be held Wednesday, April 25. Both workshops will be from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration for each workshop is $10.
The series will focus on how employers can start an internship program or expand an internship program. Workshop topics include: internship basics and best practices, internship job descriptions, recruiting, feedback, and a Q&A session with area experts.
More information and registration can be found at brac.org/events.
About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,500 small businesses, mid-sized firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at brac.org.