People have conflicting thoughts when hiring interns. Interns can fill gaps that are in an organization, however they need mentoring, real work experience, and time to complete tasks.
Investing in an intern pays big dividends in the immediate and future years, especially if the intern you currently have is local. Local interns need employment in a year, and what better way to train up an A+ employee than through an internship?
You do have to remember, whether the intern is paid or not, they are not employees with the same experience as your lead man. They will not have the