Summer Internships: 4 Things Employers Should Consider

By Braden Campbell (June 1, 2018, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Businesses across the country have started welcoming the latest wave of summer interns into their ranks, giving young people a taste of the business world and cultivating potentially valuable long-term workers if they're smart about it — and inviting legal headaches if they're not.

Though many interns will only be around for the summer months and cost little to no money to bring in, they're more than cheap, disposable labor. Failing to treat them with the same care as full-fledged employees can lead to problems that far outweigh the benefits gained by cutting corners.

"Lots of times employers think, 'Summer interns...

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