|Joseph Kesonyu has made it his personal mission and professional ambition to improve the quality and integrity of the internship experience for students, employers, supervisors and mentors alike. He is the founder of Businesses for the Ethical Treatment of Interns (BETI).
Mr. Kesonyu began his career with the benefit of four internships and landed his first job through the last one. His professional experience spans more than 25 years with a foundation in brand marketing, strategic planning, and communication management. He has consulted nearly 100 companies including, Microsoft, Arm & Hammer, Siemens Healthcare, McDonalds, Krispy Kreme, and Bristol Myers Squibb. Along the way, he has managed and mentored more than 200 college interns.
A self-funded entrepreneur and education activist since 2002, Mr. Kesonyu continues to expand his endeavors with a unwavering passion and determination to make a meaningful difference. He is a frequent lecturer at various colleges, universities, and professional associations and an author about a number of related topics.A graduate of Temple University in 1989, Mr.Kesonyu earned a B.A. cum laude in Journalism with advanced studies in Radio/Television/Film. He balances his professional endeavors to enjoy a rich family life, including coaching his sons’ sports teams. He is a life-long ice hockey player, an avid skier, and a motorcycling enthusiast. He is often seen riding near his home in scenic Bucks County, Pennsylvania.Read Joseph’s blog at www.InternGuru.com.
Interns Can Do More
For instance, they can add 225 additional productive work
days per supervisor each year to your organization
This videos may poke fun at how some interns are treated in the workplace. However, missed opportunities and unrealized value is no joke. Businesses savvy enough to fully utlize interns can dramaically boost productivity, groom potential employees and increse profit.