Here’s the challenge.
Educators face a daunting challenge finding meaningful internship opportunities for all of their students. They know internship experiences complement academic teaching and are an invaluable milestone on every student’s path toward a prosperous future.
Sadly, many students are disappointed and discouraged each year as employers, for reasons such as insufficient mentoring capacity or hiring limitations, don’t offer enough internships for every student that wants a meaningful professional development experience.
What we’re doing about it.
The MAXX Potential team has decades of experience hiring interns, managing internship “match-maker” programs, developing entry level talent and placing talent with employers, which led us to develop a realistic work environment to enable Virtual Technology Internships.
Now, every student can have a meaningful professional development experience to inform their academic & career choices, while also bolstering their resumés with real-world experience.
What we’ve seen.
Our simulated work environment emulates a real-world company’s technology team facing contemporary daily scenarios.
Over four years, MAXX Potential has tested its Virtual Internship Program with over 100 student interns.
Students build their professional vocabulary, get valuable experience for their resumé, and strong answers to the common interview question:
“Give me an example of when . . .”