Cultural Vistas Hosts Virtual Internship Forum

The benefits of international talent are immense. As the global pandemic brings changes to the world of work, Cultural Vistas has been working with companies to host virtual interns from across the world.

Cultural Vistas and our partners gathered for a Virtual Internship Forum to share best practices in designing, recruiting, onboarding, and managing successful virtual internship programs as well as the future of virtual work and using virtual as part of a long-term strategy.

The event kicked off with Elizabeth Kumbhari, General Counsel and VP of Professional Exchanges, moderating a keynote discussion with T.H. Ong , VP at Global Integration. Ong’s organization that provides training in remote and virtual teams, matrix management and agile & digital leadership to companies in our increasingly connected workforce.  

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Following the keynote address, attendees broke out into panel discussions to dive deeper into several topics regarding international internships.

Panel #1 – Getting Started and Managing Virtual Interns

Getting started hiring virtual interns may seem like a daunting process, but it’s actually easier than one might think to bring international to your team. Our esteemed panelists gathered to share their perspectives on recruiting and onboarding virtual interns as well as managing these young professionals throughout the duration of an internship. Panelists include:

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Panel #2 – Creating and Building an Impactful Virtual Experience

What does it take to create and build an impactful virtual experience? Hear from managers of successful virtual internship programs give their insights on designing experiences that will result in success for both companies and intern participants. Panelists include:

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