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Small Business Internship Fund seeks to place students in Chamber member businesses

January 21, 2019 / theabingtonjournal

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The University of Scranton’s Small Business Development Center, has launched the Small Business Internship Fund, which seeks to place the area’s best and brightest students in Chamber member businesses.This program was funded by the business community through the sponsorship of the Chamber’s 150th Anniversary Celebration.“Quality, paid internships are a win-win for students and employers,” said Bob Durkin, president, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. “The students gain valuable experience and learn about professional opportunities right here in our region, and our businesses benefit from the unique skills of talented young scholars who will be the foundation of our future workforce.”