SkillBridge Partner FAQ
By Will1 author13 articles
What is SkillBridge?
Is the SkillBridge Program provider responsible for a participating service member's pay, medical care, disability, and workman's compensation while participating in the SkillBridge Program?
Does the Skillbridge program require a partner to guarantee a job to the service member at the end?
Is it legal to have an unpaid intern?
For HR purposes, how should SkillBridge interns be classified?
Isn’t it a conflict of interest for a service member to participate in a SkillBridge internship with a defense contractor?
What if the intern is injured while on the job?
Do we, as the employer, need to be registered with the Department of Defense (DOD) as an approved SkillBridge provider?
Can SkillBridge Providers/Partners require a service member to sign non-compete agreements?
Can military service members receive gifts or travel benefits or similar perks while participating in a SkillBridge Program?
Are there ethical conflicts of interest for members on active duty working with or accepting training from an industry partner or employer?
When performing work for the Federal Government (i.e. DOD or other Federal Department/Agency) can a provider bill the Federal Government for labor provided by the SkillBridge service member?
Does the Unit/Command remain responsible for the service member while they participate in a SkillBridge Program?