Paid Internship Service

Foundation Payroll Service

For more than a decade, the Foundation has helped over 3,500 students and dozens of employers have fulfilling internship and work experience through our payroll service. As the employer of record, the Foundation handles key human resources and administrative tasks, allowing employers to focus on creating meaningful work experiences for students. 


Paid internship services are available to employers throughout California, regardless of whether they are currently using the LaunchPath tool.


Service Offerings Available:


Recruitment and talent acquisition services 

  • Online job posting and tracking 
  • Connections to the Foundation’s network of higher education partners 
  • Prequalification of applicants

Hiring support  

  • Onboarding assistance
  • Pre-employment processes
  • New hire orientations 

Full-service payroll processing

  • Online timesheet tracking 
  • Year-end tax reporting

Human resources support

  • Workers’ compensations claims
  • Employee relations issues


Benefits of Working with Students

Create pool of potential employees
Working with students will allow you to identify the best potential candidates for full-time employment.

Increase company recognitionStudents serve as ambassadors for sharing positive experiences with other students and faculty.

Tap into new talent

Students are energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to learn, and can bring a fresh perspective to your organization.


Talk to us about how the service works.

Payroll Service Fee Structure; it's simple! 


  • Student hourly rate, plus employer payroll taxes (estimated at 12% to 15%), plus a 15% mark-up that covers payroll and administration fees. Percentage for employer tax is determined by assigned workers compensation codes.


Next Steps 

Ready to get started? Set up an appointment! We will assess your needs, discuss the contracting process, and answer any questions you might have. We look forward to partnering with you! 

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