Category Archives: Interships

Oct 26, 2015  |   By Todd Stanton →

Update: New Rules on Unpaid Interns

The work is piling up and you could really use an extra pair of hands around the office. But you’re managing labor costs. Even though the economy has improved, it’s a competitive world out there. We’re all doing more with less. An unpaid intern seems to be the answer. Talk about the best of all worlds:  your company benefits from an eager student ready to     Continue reading

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Mar 20, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

Unpaid Internships: No Panacea

Especially in these tough economic times, your company is looking to cut labor costs however it can.  And if you can, at the same time do, a favor for a deserving young person looking to gain industry experience, all the better.  An unpaid intern for your organization, then, would seem like a great idea, right?  You get free help and the intern gets a resume     Continue reading

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