Joy Lewis, Chief Executive of Adopt An Intern (adoptanintern.org.uk/) introduces the company she founded to support graduates to get internships. Joy's presentation at Taking On An Intern: How To Clone Yourself and Grow Your Craft Business, covered how Adopt An Intern support organisations wanting to take on an intern with attracting and recruiting the right candidates, promoting a paid internship culture and gave examples of creative businesses who have benefited from taking on an intern.
Taking On An Intern: How to Clone Yourself and Grow Your Craft Business was an event for professional craftspeople and makers wanting to explore where to start with taking on an intern or apprentice. It was the first in a short series of events on the topic. The event was delivered in partnership with Business Gateway Edinburgh (bgateway.com/local-offices/edinburgh), in Edinburgh in February 2015.