Chamber-Run Internship Program Finds Next Leader

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Mike Slocum has been named executive director of the Indiana INTERNnet program. Slocum is currently the executive director for the career development and systems office at Ivy Tech Community College. He will succeed interim Executive Director Mark Lawrence, who will stay on with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce-managed internship initiative through the end of the year before retiring from an 18-year career with the chamber.

Chamber President Kevin Brinegar says "Mike has such a clear grasp of Indiana INTERNnet's mission and why the internship process is so beneficial in achieving employment satisfaction for both students and employers."

Indiana INTERNnet launched in 2001 and the Indiana Chamber took over management in 2006. nearly 90,000 college and high school students and 8,450 Hoosier employers have used program. You can connect to more about the appointment by clicking here.

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