How To Tell If Your Unpaid Internship Will Be A Good Experience

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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A recent article brings clarity to the long discussion about unpaid internships: An unpaid internship is legal as long as it is educational. “The purpose of a bona fide internship is to integrate classroom learning with practical skill development in a real-world setting,” Circuit Judge John Walker reportedly stated in the article. But, what exactly defines an internship experience like … Read More

Recommended Reading: Why Summer Internships Are Not Right For Everyone

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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. Why Summer Internships Are Not Right for Everyone: Sometimes, you just need a break. But aren’t you supposed to take a summer internship? How will you get a job if you don’t? USA Today suggests five … Read More

Recommended Reading: The Best Companies For Internships In 2015

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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. The 10 Highest Rated Companies for Internships in 2015: Facebook is ranked the best company for internships in 2015 followed by companies such as Google and Yahoo, according to a new survey by … Read More

Recommended Reading: Former Politician Charges Unpaid Interns For Job References

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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. Unpaid Interns Charged 300 Euros for a Job Reference by thinktank: A former aide to a Liberal Democrat peer in London has been condemned for charging former unpaid interns at his thinktank “300 euros … Read More

Recommended Reading: Former Conde Nast Interns Receive Up To $1,900

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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. Labor to Limit Unpaid Internships to a Month to Stop Best Jobs Going to the Richest: Unpaid internships lasting longer than four weeks will be banned if United Kingdom’s Labor party wins power … Read More

How To Pay For Your Unpaid Internship

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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If you’ve recently accepted an unpaid internship or an unpaid internship is your only option, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to support yourself when working for free. In a recent article by The Guardian, it was calculated that an unpaid internship could cost nearly $1,500 month in living expenses, keeping many young adults from participating. Clearly, unpaid internships come with a … Read More

Recommended Reading: Unpaid Internships Are Unfair

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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 … Read More

Recommended Reading: Illegal Internship Programs Busted

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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. Unpaid Internships Illegal in Canada — Ontario Businesses Busted in Labor Blitz: Following a mass sweep of employers in Ontario, Canada, labor officials found 42 percent of the internship programs examined did not comply with … Read More

6 Do’s And Don’ts Of Pursuing An Internship Lawsuit

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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A few weeks ago, a former “Late Show” intern sued Dave Letterman and CBS for her unpaid internship with the company. However, this intern soon realized she made a mistake and issued an apology stating she would drop the lawsuit against Dave Letterman and CBS. Cases like this one serve as an excellent example of why young adults must be cautious … Read More