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Posted February 02, 2018 by

Can you really hire unpaid interns, with new rules issued by Dept of Labor?

 

Since 2010, employers have relied on a six-part test, issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, to determine whether their interns could be classified as unpaid interns or whether they should be actually classified as paid employees. In January 2018, the DOL issued changes to that test.

We spoke with five experts in employment law, talent acquisition and HR to discuss what the new rules mean and what employers can, or should, do now. Our panelists were Heather Bussing, California employment lawyer and contributor to HRExaminer.com; Ben Gotkin, Executive Director of the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals, or ATAP; Steven Rothberg President and Founder of College Recruiter; Dr. Robert Shindell, President and CEO of Intern Bridge; and Alexandra Levit is a Talent Consultant, Workforce Expert, Author, and Chair of DeVry University’s Career Advisory Board. (more…)

Posted June 26, 2013 by

Class of 2013: Majority of Seniors Participated in Internships or Co-ops

Nearly two-thirds of graduating seniors from the Class of 2013 took part in an internship or a cooperative education assignment during their years pursuing a bachelor’s degree, according to results of a survey of college students by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

NACE’s 2013 Student Survey found that 63.2 percent of graduating seniors from the Class of 2013 reported having taken part in an internship, co-op, or both. (more…)

Posted June 18, 2013 by

Class of 2013: Paid Interns Outpace Unpaid Peers in Job Offers, Salaries

Among 2013 graduates who had applied for a job, those who took part in paid internships enjoyed a distinct advantage over their peers who undertook an unpaid experience or who didn’t do an internship, according to results of a survey of college students by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (more…)

Posted May 14, 2013 by

How Far Internships Have Come; Today Offer Experience for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Today, most college students have probably heard of an internship, and understand that it is an opportunity to gain experience for recent college graduate jobs.  However, that was not always the case.  The following post includes an infographic that takes you through the history of internships.

It’s hard to believe that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century. The interns of the past were actually apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or calling. Today, students embark on internships during their college years to gain out-of-the

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The Evolution of The Internship [INFOGRAPHIC]