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Starting An Intern Program w/Isabella Johnston

  • May 12, 2021
  • July 14, 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • May 12, 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 16, 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • July 14, 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom Digital Encounter


  • ATDCFL Member Webinar Registration
  • Purchase 1 year membership and attend webinar
  • Non-member webinar attendance

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3-Part Webinar Series Starting an Internal Internship

Interested in starting an internship program but a little unsure about what all is involved?  Thoughtful planning will help you create internships that are truly a win-win. Join us for this three part series and learn everything you need to get started. 

Pt. 1: What You Need to Know Before Starting An Intern Program

May 12, 2021

During this webinar we’ll explore internship basics, identify key elements of a successful internship program, and discuss the nuts and bolts of intern hiring.

By the end of this session participants will:

  • Learn About the 7 Criteria for Unpaid Internships
  • Learn How to Create an Intern Job Description
  • Set realistic Skill Development Expectations
  • Increase Awareness About Multigenerational Differences

Pt. 2: How To Increase Generational Intelligence and Engagement

June 16, 2021

With five distinct generations, today's workplace is more diverse than ever. Understanding the differences among generations can boost engagement across the entire workforce. 

By the end of this session participants will: 
  • Understand and respect generational differences and commonalities.
  • Anticipate common generational clash points and develop strategies to navigate them.
  • Identify how generational differences may affect communication and teamwork.
  • Increase awareness for different generational needs and motivations.
  • Build relationships and cohorts across generational divides.
  • Turn negative stereotypes into positive working relationships.

Pt. 3: How a Mentoring Culture Can Improve Skill Outcomes

July 14, 2021

With five distinct generations, today's workplace is more diverse than ever. Understanding the differences among generations can boost engagement across the entire workforce. 

By the end of this session participants will: 
  • Identify the benefits of a mentoring culture.
  • Learn about the 4 mentoring styles.
  • How the four mentoring styles improve skill and upskill development.
  • Determine the cause and effect of mentoring successes or failures. 
  • Identify a practical way to measure key performance indicators.  

ATD Talent Capability Model

Building Personal Capability: Communication, Communication, Emotional Intelligence & Decision Making, Cultural Awareness & Inclusion, Lifelong Learning

Developing Professional Capability: Career & Leadership Development, Coaching, Evaluating Impact

Impacting Organizational Capability: Organizational Development & Culture, Talent Strategy & Management, Future Readiness

Isabella Johnston

Isabella Johnston specializes in adult learning & development, servant leadership, peer and reverse mentoring, and team communications. Isabella is the founder and owner of multiple startups that focus on the future of work. She is a serial entrepreneur with multiple startups. She is certified to facilitate training with e-Stimate Personality Assessment, Leadership, Asana, and Co-Starters. Isabella has a BA in English from Rollins College, MBA from Belhaven University, and all but dissertation for a PhD in Leadership with a specialization in Human Resource Development from Barry University. Her startups are:

  • Intern Pursuit, an intelligent intern management platform for employers. The proprietary algorithm matches human to human based on job preferences, 21st Century PowerSkills, and culture fit saving time, money, and effort.
  • The IP Learning Academy develops skills and upskills both the employee and intern.
  • The Intern Whisperer, a podcast which is streamed on WVBR (Ithaca, NY), Cornell Radio, Valencia College Radio, and 10 podcast channels and the Intern Pursuit Game which is now on Steam marketplace.
  • Pivot Business Consulting, which specializes in process improvement, team communication, and leadership development.
  • Cat 5 Studios A video and game production company producing serious games and videos for HR and training use as well as entertainment and marketing distribution. 

Connect with Isabella online:  Linkedin 

Continuing Education Credits: ATDCFL's programs have been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education credits towards professional development hours for initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials. This program is approved for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

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Workplace Learning and Performance professionals around the world.

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