KPA/RV Learning Center Webinar reviews Summer Internship Programs That Work


(Fairfax, VA)   Should you pay interns? What can workers under the age of 16, 18 or 21 legally do? Is it even worth the effort to have a summer internship program? Internships can be a win-win for the intern and the company, but only if managed correctly.

Join Kelly Pinkerton and Kathryn Carlson Wednesday, May 24 12-1pm EDT for this free webinar to learn how to manage summer interns for optimal productivity at your dealership while providing a worthwhile work experience for the interns. You will learn when it is appropriate and required to pay interns, how to effectively structure an internship program, how to best manage Generation X, Y and Z interns, and how to handle the special challenges of supervising short term workers.

Kathryn, KPA’s VP of Human Resource Management Products, has over 25 years of human resource management experience and is a certified HR professional. For the past 13 years she has focused on developing HR software and programs to improve efficiency, reduce risk, and ensures compliance for companies ranging from small businesses to international corporations.

Kelly Pinkerton is an HR Consultant for KPA with over 9 years of Payroll and HR Management experience. Prior to joining KPA, Kelly was the Payroll Manager at First Financial Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kelly completed her undergraduate degree in Organizational Leadership and Business at Xavier University and is a veteran of the United States Army.

Dealer webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center.  Register online.  If you have any questions or feedback, please contact Allyson Lewis at  (866) 356-1735 or Karin Van Duyse at the RV Learning Center at  (703) 591-7130.

RVDA, the National RV Dealers Association, is the national association representing RV retailers. The association's members include RV dealers, RV rental operators, and RV aftermarket sales and service locations. For more information, visit

KPA is an RVDA endorsed provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Human Resource (HR) Management software and consulting services.  As an endorsed provider, KPA offers RVDA members a five percent discount on endorsed products and services purchased by RVDA members. KPA provides business services for more than 6,000 automotive, truck and equipment dealerships, and service companies. To learn more, visit, or call (866) 356-1735.

For more information about the RV Learning Center, go to The RV Learning Center is a tax exempt organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions may be tax deductible as charitable donations.