When it comes to interns, you get what you pay for
Joy Lewis wrote the following piece in February '18 for the Scottish Business Network about the multiple dangers of unpaid internships, on both sides of the hiring desk.
The original interview can be found here.READ MORE
Interview with Maddy Halliday, CEO of the Life Changes Trust
We spoke to Maddy Halliday, CEO of the Life Changes Trust, about employing 18 interns through Adopt an Intern, and how that has affected the organisation’s growth.
AAI CEO Joy Lewis on IPPR's Inbetweeners - Now for the positive spin
This week the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) issued a paper entitled, ‘The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market’, critiquing the culture of internships in the UK, and downplaying the tangible routes to quality, graduate-level employment that such opportunities offer.
Firstly, I’m thrilled that this paper has raised the topic of internships, although as the CEO of AAI (Adopt an Intern), a company which has facilitated over 1340 paid internships since 2010, there are certain concerns raised that I feel I have a responsibility to wade in on.... READ MORE
Adopt an Intern survey highlights student fears over EU exit
95% of graduates think that job prospects will be adversely affected by the recent UK electorate vote to leave the European Union.
International Women's Day 2016
Adopt an Intern celebrates International Women's Day 2016!
Joy Lewis joins the ASB Women of Inspiration Honours Lists 2016
On International Women’s Day 2016 Adopt an Intern CEO Joy Lewis became one of 10 women across Scotland to be recognised as a “Woman of Inspiration” in the Association of Scottish Businesswomen’s 2016 Honours.
The Honours give recognition to women who are inspirational role models and to celebrate all that they do for others in the business world in Scotland.
Joy’s nomination included the following statement: “Joy is... READ MORE