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With summer right around the corner, it’s time to talk about interns! Internship programs can be a great option for the intern and the employer for scouting potential permanent hires. However, you may be wondering, “Do I have to pay my intern?” The answer is Yes! Most likely, you do.

While not paying interns may be common in the industry and good for your bottom-line, the law generally requires it, but there are certain exceptions you might fall under.

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  • Why do most companies have to pay interns?

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