Consideration and Restrictions

Many of your questions can be answered by referring to our Employer Guidebook. In the guidebook you can find answers to questions like:

  • Do I have to pay interns?
  • Can I pay an intern if the compensation is 100% commission based?
  • Can independent contractors (1099) be interns?
  • Do I need to provide worker's compensation to a student?
  • Are employers required to provide unemployment insurance to interns?
  • Can I hire an international student as an intern?
  • Can the internship location be virtual or in a home office?
  • Can family members supervise the student at the internship site?

Employer Guidebook

Labor Department Internship Regulations

We are more than happy to help answer any other questions you may have regarding internships. Contact us at 801-863-6589 or