Earlier this year, Ben Tatton-Brown, co-founder and CEO of RingRing Media sold his company for an estimated $20m after just 18 months of business. Here, he explains the value of internships in aiding his businessâ€™ success, in advancing the interns themselves, and why he recommends Inspiring Interns to other start-up companies.
Itâ€™s fair to say there was a strong feeling of apprehension in the air travelling to work yesterday.
If the term â€˜internshipâ€™ makes you think of tea-making and picking up the bossâ€™s dry cleaning then think again â€“ internships are now being hailed by the BBC as almost a â€˜guaranteed rite of passageâ€™ in the ever-competitive job market.
Christopher Pfoster, Bee Fancier, Eccentric, Academic â€“ â€˜I took an MA because I wanted to be the talk of the town and the envy of the county.
From the moment I first picked up the controller of a Nintendo Entertainment System as a wide-eyed youngster, I understood the impact that computer games would have on my life.
Inspiring Interns has placed many graduates in social media roles.
The Telegraph recently reported that the majority of recent university graduates are turning to employment outside of their field of study.
I am currently completing a placement at graduate internship agency called Inspiring Interns.
On the 04/02/2010 the Daily Mail ran anÂ article entitled â€˜The slave labour graduates: Cynical firms are forcing thousands of high flyers to work for nothing – or even making them pay for the privilegeâ€™.