CUNA Magazine Features Innovation Lab's Internship Program
CommunityAmerica worked to engage more than 350 high school and college students through a virtual internship during the COVID-19 pandemic. The internship encouraged innovation and focused on entrepreneurial skills.
"Young adults love to solve for problems or crisis,” Lisa Ginter, CommunityAmerica CEO, told the Credit Union National Association. "We wanted to leverage them in a way that could really help us while also teaching them to create and think creatively."
Nearly 500 students applied. CommunityAmerica hired 357 virtual interns from 100 schools around the KC metro.
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