(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Indiana INTERNnet, the statewide resource for internship opportunities from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, is saluting achievements in internships and mentoring. The organization is currently accepting nominations for the three outstanding interns, a career development professional and two employers who will be recognized at the eighth annual IMPACT Awards luncheon, sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College, early next year.
Individuals are invited to submit more than one nomination in any or all of the award categories:
- Outstanding Intern (high school, college and non-student): contribution to employer's business; demonstrated leadership skills during internship; and professionalism.
- Outstanding Career Development Professional: assistance to students with internship opportunities; communication with students/employers; and coaching students on internship professionalism and career development.
- Outstanding Employer (nonprofit and for-profit): innovative approach to an internship program; formation of meaningful project work; and providing student with professional mentor and networking opportunities.
Winners will be announced at the IMPACT Awards Luncheon in downtown Indianapolis on February 5, 2014 at the Ivy Tech Culinary Center Ballroom. This year, guests will enjoy an awards program emceed by broadcast news veteran Gerry Dick of Inside Indiana Business. Peter Dunn, award-winning financial expert and comedian, better known as Pete the Planner, will be the keynote speaker.
Visit Indiana INTERNnet's web site to download the nomination form. Nominations may be submitted by fax to (317) 264-6855 or by sending the completed nomination form to IMPACTawards@indianachamber.com. The deadline for nominations is October 22, 2013.
Sponsorships for the luncheon are available; contact Janet Boston at (317) 264-6862 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
For more information about the Indiana INTERNnet program, visit www.IndianaINTERN.net or call (317) 264-6863.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is the state's largest broad-based business advocacy and information organization, representing nearly 5,000 member companies that employ 800,000 Hoosier workers.
Indiana INTERNnet, a program managed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, exists to increase the quantity and quality of experiential learning in the state of Indiana in order to retain top talent.