07/01/2013 02:44 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Interns May Be the Future of Your Company [INFOGRAPHIC]

It may be hard to imagine, but your class of interns might be your company's rockstar employees in the future. So when it comes to hiring, you shouldn't be settling for average intern candidates.

If you're using your internship program correctly, it should be acting as an effective talent pipeline for bringing on time-tested, talented employees. But bringing on the best interns often means sifting through a lot of intern candidates who just aren't going to cut it in the role you're offering. While some candidates may have an outstanding resume and a great online presence, they might leaving you feeling a little confused after a less-than-positive interview experience.

Find the best intern candidates for your program with help from the following infographic compiled by InternMatch, an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers. Here are some key points to note:

  • 50 percent of Millennials prefer having no job to a job they hate
  • 40 percent of twenty-somethings think they're smarter than their bosses
  • 29.2 percent of Millennials are not satisfied with their job
  • 83 percent of Millennials seek a job where their creativity is valued


What do you think? What's the most challenging part about hiring the right intern?