Do I have to pay an intern?

Many of the students at UTSA must work to support themselves while attending school. Students who are seeking academic credit must also pay tuition to register for this opportunity as a course. Although pay is not mandatory, employers often find that the applicant pool is a higher quality if they offer some form of compensation even if it is an allowance for transportation expenses or a stipend.

Is your Internship Program in Compliance with Federal Law?

U.S. Department of Labor Fact Sheet #71: Internship Programs

How much should I pay an intern?

That will depend upon the skills that you are seeking and the market your company or organization operates within. The Career Center office can assist you with research and information to establish a fair pay amount.

2010 Internship Salary Report by Intern Bridge