HR Dive: Mariel Smith on Key Considerations for Companies Hiring Summer Interns

Hiring Summer Interns

In an article published this week by HR Dive, Hall Booth Smith Columbus Partner Mariel E. Smith writes about key considerations for companies and firms hiring summer interns.

“While the chance to contribute to a young professional’s future and gain some much-needed help in the office are exciting opportunities, employers must take time in advance to prepare for an intern’s arrival, or they could find themselves in a legal predicament.”

Mariel goes on to outline the legal requirements for paid versus non-paid internships, effective onboarding procedures, remote work considerations, aligning workflow assignments with student coursework requirements, and steps employers can take to maximize an intern’s experience with the company.

The full article is available on HR Dive.

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