Recommended Reading: Unpaid Internships Are Unfair

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NY Times Unpaid Internship
NY Times Unpaid Internship

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Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current.

We Asked 2,000 People What They Thought About Unpaid Internships: A new survey reveals that two-thirds of people believe unpaid internships are not fair. Read more.

What’s So Great About Virtual Internships? There are a number of advantages to virtual internships such as access to a larger talent pool and a reduction in overhead. Read more.  

What I Learned From Having 12 Internships: A writer shares her story of working multiple internships since the age of 17 and how they benefited her career. Read more. 

Ban Unpaid Internships Completely, says Social Mobility Commission: In the United Kingdom, government officials are taking action to ban unpaid internships. Read more. 

10 Places Millennials Are Moving For Bigger Paychecks: Bruised by the rough post-recession job market, Millennials are moving from lower-cost cities to places with a higher cost of living but more plentiful and lucrative jobs, according to a new study. Read more. 

If there was a piece of internship news that was missed this week, please comment below.

Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. She is also the instructor of Find Me A Job: How To Score A Job Before Your Friends, author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships (2011) and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010), and writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.