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1871 – Need an Intern But Not Sure Where to Begin? Start Here!

April 17, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


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, onboarding 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 for 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 Employer Engagement and Partnerships for the DePaul University Career Center.  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 such as 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 the Chicago law firm of Goldberg Kohn and served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Milton Shadur on the federal court for the Northern District of Illinois.  Marla received her J.D. from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from Northwestern University.


April 17, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Chicago, 60654 United States
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