FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Who covers the insurance?
A: Utah Senate Bill 28 states a student will not be subject to an employer's worker's compensation benefits if the student is in fact an intern under the definition of the bill. An intern is a student enrolled in a school-sponsored career exploration program under Section 53A-28-102 (or 53B-16-402 for a student sponsored by an institution of higher education) which involves both classroom instruction and work experience for which the student receives no compensation.
Q: Do I take an intern every semester?
A: No. We do our best to recruit students that fit your culture and needs. If you don't find the right intern, you are fee to pass.
Q: Who picks the intern?
A: Your company. We will recruit and qualify our interns to ensure you are getting the right candidates, picking the intern is entirely up to your team.
Q: How many hours is the internship?
A: 46 hours minimum in a semester.
Q: Can I fire an intern?
A: Yes, the expectation for our intern is the same for an employee as it relates to your company policy.
Q: Can I hire the intern during the internship?
Q: Is the internship during school hours?
A: Yes, We can stack a couple periods together in order to provide the student with more hours for the internship.
Q: Is this a paid or unpaid internship?
A: In general, this is an unpaid internship used for school credit and to develop professional job skills in a chosen field. However, it can be a paid experience as well.