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
One week on: Winners at The Scottish Business Awards
One week on, after the shock has worn off, we take a look back at the Scottish Business Awards 2015 and ask CEO Joy Lewis all about the event, George Clooney and Adopt an Intern's big win.READ MORE
Win a FREE ticket to the Scottish Women in Sport Awards!!
SWiS are hosting their second annual Gala Awards Dinner on Friday 20th November in Hampden Park, Glasgow. This event, hosted by sports broadcaster Alison Walker, will celebrate, recognise and reward the achievements of our female athletes and respective support staff and volunteers; they will present eight categories on the night.READ MORE
Creative Leadership - Innovate! Integrate! Inspire!
Last week Adopt an Intern had the privilege of attending ACOSVO’s Annual Conference: ‘Creative Leadership - Innovate! Integrate! Inspire!’ and it certainly was inspiring!READ MORE