Learn with Leeds: How to Host an Impactful Internship

Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder

, Presentations, Videos  |  December 9, 2020
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Develop your management skills and discover best practices and resources for hiring graduate and undergraduate business student interns. Learn how to recruit students and structure a successful remote internship, optimized for this pandemic, with staff from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Stanley Hickory III
Stan Hickory
Angie Vermillion Career services Leeds School of Business
Angie Vermillion
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Catherine Erickson


Stan Hickory, Manager of Internships and Workforce Readiness at Leeds School of Business, CU Boulder
Stan Hickory is the Manager of Internships and Workforce Readiness. Stan joined the team at Leeds in 2020. He comes from a 20+ year career in K-12 education. Stan’s most recent role was as the Assistant Director at a Big Picture School where he developed a new school model focused on business and entrepreneurship studies through experiential and problem based learning.

Stan has published articles, presented nationally, and facilitated multiple professional development workshops in Problem Based learning, Design Thinking and other educational pedagogies. Stan has experience in the non-profit and for-profit world as well. Stan has founded and managed three companies: home remodeling, adventure travel, and an educational travel non-profit. Stan is skilled as a project manager, leader, collaborator, and communicator. He has a BA from the University of Iowa in English and Education, and a Masters from Colorado University in Administration and Leadership Policy.

Stan is excited to be the Manager of Internships and Workforce Readiness. In this role he will connect Leeds students and Businesses through experiential learning opportunities. Stan will also manage the Trailhead learning system on the Salesforce platform for our Leeds students.

Angie Vermillion, Senior Manager of Employer Engagement at Leeds School of Business, CU Boulder
Angie serves as the Senior Manager of Employer Engagement in the Leeds Office of Career Strategy. She joined the Employer Relations in 2018 team to help identify opportunities in the Finance and Accounting industries. She has since transitioned to her current role of cultivating relationships with employers specific to Marketing & Sales. Angie is passionate about creating meaningful connections for employers to engage with Leeds students and building collaborative relationships where employers can build their pipeline of candidates with Leeds students.

Prior to Leeds, Angie worked in the social impact and non-profit space. She has over 12 years of experience focusing on business development, relationship management, and event operations.

Catherine Erickson, Assistant Director, Graduate Career Management at Leeds School of Business, CU Boulder
Catherine started at CU Boulder in 2018 with the Office of Advancement and transitioned to Graduate Career Management since 2019. Prior to CU and the Leeds School of Business Catherine worked in professional recruitment, supply chain, the medical field, and a few other endeavors. She has a passion for helping people discover their value, and for helping communicate that value to prospective employers. Catherine holds a BS from Michigan State and an MBA from Colorado State.

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