On Tuesday, October 7th, The Associated Students of the University of Nevada launched the Pack Internship Grant Program. This program connects students with 1 of 12 local businesses that partnered with the Associated Students of the University of Nevada and The Nevada Career Studio to provide internship opportunities. The program benefits both the students and organizations by providing a real world environment for the students to practice the knowledge they learned in the classroom, as well as equipping the organizations with emerging talent who can make a real difference to their company. James Elste, inqiri CEO, is among one of the business leaders who has partnered with the Career Studio to hire local talent. Take a look at this article to see how inqiri has contributed to making this program a success.
The Associated Students of the University of Nevada is investing in creating paid internship opportunities for the students of UNR. The implementation of this program hopes to provide incentive for graduates to contribute to the local workforce upon graduation by allowing students to connect with local businesses while attending the university. Inqiri is among one of the 12 businesses supporting this internship program. Read how Reno’s local businesses are investing in future leaders to spur economic growth.
Update: RGJ Coverage