Need an Intern But Not Sure Where to Begin?  Start Here!
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Need an Intern But Not Sure Where to Begin?  Start Here!

Need an Intern But Not Sure Where to Begin? Start Here!

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Need an Intern But Not Sure Where to Begin? Start Here!

Have you considered hiring an intern but not sure how to get started? Join the DePaul University Career Center for a presentation on the process of hiring, on-boarding and managing interns to ensure a successful experience for you and the student. Engage in conversation about best practices for creating a rewarding internship with your organization and learn about the legal implications of hiring interns. Join this workshop to learn how an intern can benefit your organization and the steps to recruiting DePaul students.


Benefits of Attending:

  1. Attendees will leave this workshop understanding the full cycle of recruiting, hiring, onboarding and managing an intern.
  2. Participants will learn about the legal implications of hiring interns, including the Department of Labor guidelines for unpaid internships.
  3. Participants will learn best practices to writing an internship description that will attract interested and qualified candidates.
  4. Attendees will receive a copy of DePaul’s Internship Best Practices Guide – a resource to get started with the recruiting process.


Speaker Bios:

Caroline McAteer is the Associate Director of the Employer and Internship Development team for the DePaul University Career Center where she has worked for nearly 15 years. She has a BA in communications from the University of Dayton and an MS in public service administration from DePaul University. In her role, Caroline works closely with local businesses and nonprofit organizations that are interested in hiring DePaul interns and educates employers on internship best practices, the Department of Labor criteria for unpaid internships, and the value of paying interns. She is serving her 10th year as a board member for the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce and sits on several other nonprofit organization boards in Chicago.


Marla Morgen is senior associate general counsel for DePaul University. In her position, Marla provides legal counsel on a wide variety of areas, including student affairs, experiential education, and international programs. Marla regularly provides advice and counsel regarding the structuring and management of a host of experiential education opportunities, including internships. Prior to joining the legal team at DePaul in 2006, Marla worked as a litigator at Chicago law firm Goldberg Kohn and served as a law clerk to Judge Milton Shadur on the federal court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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