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Intern-Employee Primary Beneficiary Test

  New York District Court Decision Provides New Guidance on the Second Circuit’s Intern-Employee Test Executive Summary: A recent Southern District of New York opinion brings clarity to the Second Circuit’s new intern-employee “primary beneficiary” test. The court in Wang v. Hearst Corporation (Aug. 24, 2016), held that unpaid interns working at magazines owned by …

Editorial: Reassessing Unpaid Internships

  Editorial: Reassessing Unpaid Internships As the job market becomes more competitive, students must find new ways to differentiate themselves from their peers. Unpaid internships have long been a way for college students to gain exposure to the types of work they would like to do in the future without a financial commitment on the …

Giving Internships A Facelift: More Compensation, More Equity

  Giving Internships A Facelift: More Compensation, More Equity By Aarthi Venkat   To allow prospective applicants from all backgrounds to pursue internships, and to adequately compensate them for their labor, companies must make greater efforts to offer aid, pay, or – at the very least – college credit.   Internships are designed to be …

The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement

  The Rise of Virtual Internships: Universities, Students, and Companies Can Benefit From This New Form of Engagement Teleconferencing, chat messaging and emails transformed the way we do business a long time ago, in recent years, technology has also changed the way we learn with massive open online courses or MOOCs. It’s only natural for internships …

Top Engineering Internship Programs Don’t Treat Interns Like Interns

  By Alex Mooradian   Successful engineering internship programs have one thing in common: they simply ignore the word “intern.” From the recruiting process, entrusted workload to valued feedback loops, companies that invest in their interns as if they’re long-term hires believe they have better results. As Jade Rubick, engineering manager at New Relic says …

Ask These 10 Questions Before You Hire An Intern

  You may be feeling overworked or overwhelmed.  It’s possible that you don’t have the skills needed to complete an important project. Perhaps you can’t afford to hire a full-time employee. You may even have the desire to mentor and give back to your community. All of these are reasons that companies have hired interns. …

Consider A Corporate Social Responsibility Intern

Huskie Food Pantry looks for sustainability By Kristen Lookingland   DeKALB | Huskie Food Pantry officials are discussing plans to raise financial stability and implement new community service ideas with the Student Involvement and Leadership Development department, the pantry’s advisory committee and NIU. Finding sustainable financial supporters has become a priority for the pantry, as …

Could Your Intern Be Homeless?

  Homeless college students need our help His message was “I need help.” His name was Michael. We never met him, but his words broke our hearts. He said he was in a situation where he had no breathing room and was suddenly homeless. Directed to DSC counselors, hoping to get the help he needed, …

No Summer Break For These Local Real Estate Interns

    All across Chicago, students are moving back into their dorms and apartments for another year of academics, after a very sunny summer break. But some students got a leg up on their professional careers by trading in swim trunks for business wear and the daily grind of summer internship programs. Today we highlight …