With the Department of Labor’s crackdown on unpaid interns continuing this year (for background, see my prior post), it seems appropriate to delve into the topic in some more detail.  

Fortunately, I’ve been asked to join The Proactive Employer in a podcast on the topic on Friday morning.  Details and signups are available here. 

So what will we cover in the podcast? In this installment, we’ll be discussing internships, the potential risks of unpaid internships, and how employers can provide internship opportunities while minimizing litigation risk.  The host is Dr. Stephanie Thomas, who the Director of the Equal Employment Advisory and Litigation Support Division(EEA/LS) of MCG International.

In the meantime, if you’re interested in getting started on this issue, take a look at this publication from the Department of Labor, which addresses a whole host of topics.