The Future of Internships in a Socially-Distanced World

As restrictions on work and travel continue, many companies have begun to explore what their operations — including internships — will look like as the bulk of their employees continue to telework. Companies typically offering internships to high school, college and graduate students are determining how to handle these essential skill-building experiences remotely.

Managing Crisis in the Short and Long Term

Eric McNulty, associate director of Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, studies how managers successfully lead their companies through crises such as the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster and the Boston Marathon terror attack. He identifies the common traps that leaders fall into and shares how the best ones excel by thinking longer-term and trusting their teams with operational details. He also finds that companies that put people ahead of the bottom line tend to weather these storms better.