Internships provide the ideal opportunity to enable people entering the workforce to discover and develop their strengths in their chosen career.
Interns at a Fortune 500 company – one of the largest utility companies in the US – underwent the Belbin process as part of a 3-month internship. The interns were introduced to Belbin Team Roles via the Belbin DVD, ‘Fire Toast and Teamwork’. They received their Belbin GetSet Reports, took part in a practical teambuilding activity, and then completed a mapping exercise to better understand how individual Team Roles (and any voids or surpluses) played out during the activity. The organisers commented that using Belbin was beneficial to the interns and that the students seemed to find value in it.
When asked about their experience of Belbin as part of their internship: