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5 Keys to Building a World-Class Internship Program

If you treat your young fellows as valued members of the team, they will provide you with fresh perspectives.

College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

San Jose State University has outsourced headhunting to local staffing agencies, transforming traditional relationships with university placement offices.

5 Ways Interns Offer Value Your Executive Team Can't Match

Those college kids running errands, unburdened by your senior staff's decades of experience, can't help but have a fresh perspective.

Getting the Most From Your Interns -- and Giving Back in Return

The arrangement can result in a true learning experience on both sides.

The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

A closer look at the Department of Labor's rules, which otherwise can be as clear as mud.

Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Admit it: Your company might not have the time, interest or temperament to handle an intern.

A Note to Interns: Some Things You Really, Really Shouldn't Do This Summer

Of course, not all interns behave badly, but let this list also be a warning to managers and founders.

What You Need to Know When Hiring Interns

With intern season just around the corner, startups need to bring their A game to nab top-tier students.

5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program

From strategy to compliance, internship programs are more complicated than just having a student make copies and get your lunch for you. Here's what you need to know to get it right.

The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines.

How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

Twitter and Facebook may be able to pay their interns the big bucks, but for employers outside of Silicon Valley, that's wishful thinking.

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.

Inside Netflix's No-Intern Policy

A Quora discussion sheds some light on why Netflix chooses not to hire interns.

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.

From Intern to Franchisee

A sweet internship with Kona Ice helped Derek Taylor open his very own franchise.

5 Reasons You Need Interns to Build Your Business

They are young, eager and ready to pitch in. Used correctly, interns can be the key to building an efficient, effective and stable workforce.

How to Run a Productive Internship Program and Stay Out of Legal Trouble

A student internship program can be a great asset for your company, but if not run properly, it can jeopardize the wellbeing of your entire business.

Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit

Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.'

The 16 Biggest Tech Intern Fails

From being rude to Mark Zuckerberg's wife, to burning down an office building, to inadvertently disabling the internet across large stretches of the Ukraine, these interns messed up in style.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

A life-saving app, indie art and music gets crowdfunded, a step-by-step guide to building a better brain, how to manage your managers, why the emerging-markets craze may be over. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

Condé Nast Ends Intern Program, Raising Question: Are Internships About the Money?

With the demise of Condé Nast's unpaid internship program, we wonder whether the importance of money has eclipsed the value of experience.

What My Corporate Internship Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

College Trep AJ Agrawal describes one of his company's biggest assets: His summer internship.

California Gives Kids a Way to Erase Their Scandalous Social-Media Posts. Sort Of.

A new law gives people under the age of 18 an 'eraser button' to delete embarrassing, crude or cruel online posts that could follow them into adulthood and employment.

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