Legal Issues of Internships and Experiential Learning (LEGAL2003)
|Event Date/Time: Apr 17, 2003||End Date/Time: Apr 17, 2003|
|Registration Date: Apr 17, 2003|
|Early Registration Date: Apr 10, 2003|
|Abstract Submission Date: Feb 02, 2003|
|Paper Submission Date: Feb 02, 2003|
Corporate recruiters, hiring managers, internship/cooperative education coordinators, human resources managers, or any personnel engaged in student or college relations and workforce development in the business or government sectors.
"Among employers that hire new college graduates, internships rank as the most effective method to recruit."
- Job Outlook 2002
an annual survey conducted by the
National Association of Colleges
and Employers (NACE)
As companies increasingly employ students to give them "real world" opportunities, as well as to meet their own staffing and workforce development needs, the area of legal issues in experiential education has never been more important.
[b]Participants of this workshop will:[/b]
-Examine the "Triangular Relationship" between Student, Institution, and Worksite within an internship or other experiential learning arrangement.
-Explore the complex web of legal rights, obligations, responsibilities, risk, and remedies of the employer in relation to the other parties.
-Understand and navigate the murky waters of discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA compliance, and other civil rights issues.
-Learn reasonable approaches to minimizing risk, including waivers, assumption of risk, and insurance.
-Understand application of the Fair Labor Standards Act, tax, and other compensation considerations.
-Participate in a mini "legal clinic" session, allowing attendees the opportunity to explore legal issues specific to their own programs.