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Ten Things to Do in Indiana this Summer

Whether your summer internship brought you to Indiana for the first time, moved you to a different city within the state, or kept you kicking it in your Hoosier hometown (shoutout to the summer of virtual internships!), you’re probably eager to explore some of what Indiana has to offer this summer. While it might be different than previous years, there is still fun to be had in 2020! To help you make the most of your time, here are 10 things to do around the state this summer:

Indiana State Parks

Ready to get out of the house? Indiana State Parks are open and most of their services and facilities continue to provide a variety of options for a summer day.

Drive-In Movie Theaters

What better way to spend a summer night than at one of Indiana’s twenty drive-in theaters?!

Drive-in Restaurants

If you’re in the Indianapolis area, you’ll want …

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Summer Intern Networking Events

Indiana INTERNnet hosts intern engagement activities around the Indianapolis area. However, it’s important to note that there are summer intern events happening all throughout the state. Know the events in your area, and above all, make an effort to network. You can still enjoy your summer days and make your internship memorable!

South Bend

South Bend Regional Chamber is kicking off their Summer Connect 2019 events on June 5th! Interns can network with other young professionals while learning about the excitement of living in the South Bend region. For instance, interns will be exposed to an exciting speaker series introducing them to fascinating people from around the South Bend area. If you’re interested in any of the summer intern events, you can get more information by checking out the flyer. Contact Kate Lee at klee@sbchamber.com with any additional questions.

Elkhart County

Elkhart County is hosting networking events, festivals and other …

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Ontario Systems Grows Successful Internship Program

Indiana INTERNnet had the opportunity to hear Darla Brown and Andrea Weston present Ontario Systems’ internship program model to the East Central Indiana HR Association. Ontario Systems is a software company in Muncie.

In the “war on talent,” Darla Brown, director of talent acquisition and business partnerships with Ontario Systems, says internships are the best way to get students into your organization.

“They can become your future employees,” she emphasizes. “They come to love your culture and the work they’re doing, and they want to stay. Then they share by word of mouth how great your organization is.”

In the fourth year of its internship program, Ontario Systems knows how to provide a great learning experience. The numbers speak for themselves.

40 interns in four years 46% working either part-time or full-time after their internship 110 applicants in 2013 249 applicants in 2016 (increase of over 126%)

Both Brown and …

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