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When do I find out if I am getting an HLI intern?
Can I get more than one HLI Intern?
What can I do to guarantee an HLI intern for my organization?
Can the HLI intern work more than 120 hours?
I did not get selected, what happened?
Can I screen the HLI intern?
I was able to obtain an HLI intern last semester, why didn’t I get one for this semester?
Can I meet with my intern, before orientation?
My current intern has already completed 120 hours, but did not complete some projects I need. Can the intern obtain more than 120 hours at the internship?
Can I fund an HLI Intern?

When do I find out if I am getting an HLI intern?
Employers will be notified if they are selected via email, please refer to the confirmation email with the notification timeline.

Can I get more than one HLI Intern?
It is rare but not impossible.

What can I do to guarantee an HLI intern for my organization?
There is no way to guarantee an HLI intern. The employer selection process is based on our intern pool which can vary each semester.

Can the HLI intern work more than 120 hours?
Yes. However, HLI is only contracted to compensate the intern for 120 hours. The employer will need to compensate the HLI intern after the 120 hours within the state and federal laws and regulation guidelines.

I did not get selected, what happened?
Employers are selected based on the applicant pool each semester and selection can vary dependent on intern needs.

Can I screen the HLI intern?
Interns are pre-selected by the HLI Screening Committee. We rigorously evaluate each applicant and secure the student placement. Alternative candidates are not available or feasible.

I was able to obtain an HLI intern last semester, why didn’t I get one for this semester?
Employers are selected based on the applicant pool each semester and selection can vary dependent on intern needs.

Can I meet with my intern, before orientation?
Interns are required to complete an intern orientation and HR employment eligibility verification during the first week of the semester. Your intern will contact you when they are cleared by HR to begin the internship. All information on internship timeline will be provided at the Employer Orientation.

My current intern has already completed 120 hours, but did not complete some projects I need. Can the intern obtain more than 120 hours at the internship?
Yes. However, HLI is only contracted to compensate the intern for 120 hours. The employer will need to compensate the HLI intern after the 120 hours within the state and federal laws and regulation guidelines.

Can I fund an HLI Intern?
HLI Internship Program accepts $1500 donations or more to support the mission and goals of this program. Keep in mind, this is a donation and does not guarantee internship placement at your organization. Please visit the University Advancement Website for other opportunities for donations.

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