Indiana INTERNnet celebrated internship excellence on February 7, 2018 at the 12th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon. Though the event is over and the winners have been announced, we are continuing to celebrate the nominees’ successes.
These are their stories
Shoshannah Bontrager received her Bachelor of Science in Business, with a concentration in Accounting and Finance from Grace College. Last year, she completed an internship with Poly-Wood, LLC.
Indiana INTERNnet: What did you like most about your internship with Poly-Wood, LLC?
Shoshannah Bontrager: I loved how involved upper management was with everyone. There are over 300 employees, but the CFO worked one-on-one with me, an intern, to teach me about how to create financial statements, GAAP rules, etc. The company also works hard to make the environment one where people love going to work, and they succeed!
IIN: What was the most challenging project you were assigned?
SB: While I …
Join Indiana INTERNnet in celebrating internship excellence at the 12th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College. Check-in for the luncheon begins at 11 a.m. on February 7, and the program will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The IMPACT Awards spotlight the importance of internships and applaud the individuals who make these experiences meaningful and successful. Indiana INTERNnet will recognize nominees in the categories of Intern of the Year (high school, college and non-traditional), Employer of the Year (for-profit and not-for-profit) and Career Development Professional of the Year during the luncheon.
Chris Heeter, award-winning speaker and founder of The Wild Institute, will deliver the keynote address: Guiding the Team to Success.
Featured on The Discovery Channel’s National Geographic Today, Heeter brings decades of leadership experience indoors, working with teams and leaders to recognize that leadership and teamwork doesn’t have to be so complicated. She …
On February 7, 2018, Indiana INTERNnet will celebrate internship excellence at the 12th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College. The program shines light on the importance of internships and applauds the individuals who make these experiences meaningful and successful.
Chris Heeter – award-winning speaker and founder of The Wild Institute – will deliver the keynote address, Guiding the Team to Success, complementing the luncheon’s Wild about Workforce Development theme. Featured on The Discovery Channel’s “National Geographic Today,” Heeter brings decades of leadership experience indoors, working with teams and leaders to recognize that leadership and teamwork doesn’t have to be so complicated.
Combining business expertise with hilarious stories from her sled dog team and experience as a whitewater trip guide. Heeter challenges and inspires organizations and individuals toward Wild leadership, compassionate presence and daring authenticity.
Gerry Dick, president/managing editor, Grow INdiana Media Ventures and host, Inside INdiana …
Indiana INTERNnet is now accepting nominations for the 12th annual IMPACT Awards, an annual celebration of internship excellence! We encourage you to complete the online nomination form, and share how this person is committed to internship excellence and how he or she has made an IMPACT! Deadline for nominations is October 20, 2017.
Have a question about the nominations process or awards luncheon? Check out answers to our frequently asked questions for IMPACT Awards. If you have any additional questions, please contact Karissa Rector (firstname.lastname@example.org).
What are the awards categories?
Intern of the Year (3) High School College Non-Traditional. *High school and college interns must be enrolled in school during the time of their internship in 2017. Non-Traditional category is for an intern who was not an enrolled student at the time of the internship or was 26 years old or older during the internship. Career Development Professional of the …
Indiana INTERNnet, managed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, is a statewide organization focusing on talent retention through increased work-and-learn experiences. Over a decade ago, Indiana INTERNnet began the tradition of celebrating internship excellence by launching the annual IMPACT Awards program. Each year, the program continues to grow in size and success.
The IMPACT Awards, presented at an annual luncheon, honor three categories: Interns of the Year (high school, college and non-traditional), Employers of the Year (for-profit and not-for-profit) and a Career Development Professional of the Year. Indiana INTERNnet will celebrate its 12th group of awards, nominees and winners on February 7, 2018 at the Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Center. Registration will be open soon.
Nominations for IMPACT Awards are submitted by the public, and winners are chosen by a panel of impartial judges. Submit your nomination(s) in any or all of the categories by October 20. Employees …