A Toolkit from The Smarty Train

Internships: Building for the Future

of interns said their work ethic was greatly improved by the experience
of Google employees have internship experience
of internships result in full-time job offers

Is your internship programme ready to develop your future leaders?

As a leader of early talent, your role includes bringing interns together, helping them enter the workplace and ensuring they flourish. Historically, this might have been done physically. However, the shift to hybrid and remote ways of working is still new, and many organisations are still navigating the change.

How can you reimagine your internship experience to best fill the needs of your organization and your future talent?

Our Internships Toolkit Includes:

  • Building Accelerated Internships

    Our tried-and-tested methods for equipping early talent with key skills at speed.

  • Building Immersive Internships

    Our secret formula for unforgettable and high-value experiences that converts interns into future applicants.

  • Building Inclusive Internships

    How to bring the best future talent to your table, unlock their potential, and build a diverse future workforce.



About the authors

Khairunnisa Mohamedali

An award-winning innovator, Khairunnisa has a unique take on organisational culture, innovation and human-centred design. Khairunnisa is The Smarty Train’s Chief Innovation Officer and works cross-sector.


Saj Jetha

An economist, author and founder of The Smarty Train, Saj is adept in finding resolutions for issues to do with recruitment, talent and development. His book, The Smarts (Penguin, 2019), was endorsed by Harvard’s Heidi Gardner and is a best-seller.


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