11/13/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

More Internships Lead To Full-Time Hires: Wall Street Journal Survey

As companies start to rely more heavily on their internship pools to make full-time hires, they're looking for ways to better evaluate candidates and targeting younger students.

A quarter of the nearly 480 respondents to The Wall Street Journal's survey of college recruiters said more than 50% of their new-graduate hires had been interns at their companies; 14% said more than 75% were.