Internships

Using multiple tools to run your internship program?

Streamline your internship program management with Symba. Onboard your interns, design training curricula, assign and track projects, and foster engagement all in one platform.

Organizations that use Symba

How We Support Internship Programs

We spoke with over 250 talent leaders and discovered that many of them were using multiple tools (oftentimes, 8+) to manage their internship programs and were burdened with inefficient processes. Symba’s platform consolidates program management and data analytics tools into one solution.

Organizations from a variety of industries and with different program sizes, including Robinhood, Genentech, and INROADS, run their internship programs on Symba. Program leaders are able to save time in program management, scale their reach, and understand they’re doing well and where they need to improve.

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Use Cases

Here’s how you can optimize your program with Symba

Streamline Program Management

Save time on day-to-day program management by eliminating unnecessary back-and-forth emails, switching between tools, and inefficient processes. Use Symba to streamline your internship program from onboarding to offboarding.

Foster Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Understand program representation through data visualizations, easily share DEI resources, and reach a wider pool of interns through remote or hybrid programming to build a more diverse and inclusive internship program.

Build Community & Engagement

Bring your interns, intern managers, and other program participants together through Symba. They can get to know one another through profiles and discussion boards, easily message each other, search for skills to collaborate on projects, and more.

Leverage Data to Improve Program

Want to know if your interns are stuck on projects, or see the breakdown of your program by school, department, and class? Get a customizable dashboard of data analytics and track the long-term success of your program.

“We want to make sure our interns do not feel like they are coming on to just do a job; they are here because they mean something to the organization. By implementing Symba’s community [feature], we are able to demonstrate that to them.”

– Haley Rosano, University Relations & Diversity Program Coordinator

How CBSi Built an Award-Winning Community in a Remote World

CBSi, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, hosts a WayUp Top 100 internship program. According to Stephanie Carroll – CBSi University Relations & Diversity Program Manager – community is one of their “internship’s pillars”. In April 2020, CBSi partnered with Symba to successfully transition their internship program’s culture and community remotely.

What you can expect from Symba

Platform tailored to your needs

Customize Symba with your logo, unique welcome messages for your interns, and different departments. Features are a la carte as well.

Top tier customer success

Got questions about the platform? We’re here to support. New features you’d like to see? Let us know. If it makes sense, we’ll build it!

Easy-to-use technology

Learn the ins and outs, and get started on Symba in no time. Our platform is quick to onboard for admins, managers, and interns.

Loved by Industry Leaders

“We’re much more efficient in engaging interns and mentors now – especially remotely. Symba is an amazing partner – responsive and receptive to tailoring the platform to our needs. With Symba, we can automate processes and focus on improving our UR Program!”

Charlene Delapena

Head of University Recruiting at Robinhood

“CBSi was able to leverage Symba’s community feature to convey the company’s culture and build community among interns. It is hard to create [community] in these virtual days, and Symba found a way to do it.”

Stephanie Carroll

University Relations & Diversity Manager at Viacom CBS

“We are pleased to partner with Symba to ensure we provide the best in technology to close the disparity and opportunity gaps for talented underserved students for careers in corporate America and entrepreneurship for the sustainable future.”

Forest T. Harper, Jr.

CEO & President at INROADS

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Resources for Internship Programs

How to Build Community and Engagement Among Your Summer Interns
The Remote Internship Handbook: A Working Agreement for Communication Standards and Expectations
10 Best Practices for Managing Your Interns

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