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Is it Okay to Work for Free?

by Raelke Grimmer

Unpaid internship programs and work experience opportunities are on the rise. These programs and opportunities cite benefits such as “something to put on your CV” and “invaluable industry experience” as reasons why students should jump at such offers. 802 more words

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Unpaid Work

The following thoughts were written about two years ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t include a date…. But it’s a train of thought I’ve kept in the back of my mind since then: 172 more words

Troubles In The Life of an Intern...

Well, Internship is that phase of our careers which is etched onto our memories with a mixed bag of emotions. Everyone should definitely take up an internship once in their lives which serves like a preparation for the big bad world of competition. 630 more words

College

Oddsocks supports Labour’s pledge to axe unpaid internships

Oddsocks Productions have spoken out in support of Ed Miliband’s pledge to axe unpaid internships if Labour is successful in this month’s general election. In response to Labour’s pledge to make it illegal for companies to offer unpaid work placements of longer than four weeks, Oddsocks said in a statement that they ‘feel that this is a good length of time to assess whether an intern is suitable to take on and be paid a living wage’. 111 more words

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Unpaid Internships – How to Save

Raysha Duncan, Financial Aid Administrator & Purdue Alumna

A lot of colleges at Purdue University emphasis the importance of internships, graduating with working experience, and how the experience will help sell YOU… 760 more words

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Unpaid Internships: Minimum wage means the MINIMUM wage.

My firm participated in the filing of a high-profile class action lawsuit last week. Media attention was fast, and some of it typical of our human nature to reactively blame those who rock the boat.   333 more words

New - Summer Internship opportunity with the Washington Lawyers Committee

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs D. C. Prisoners’ Project seeks a talented law student committed to social justice to work a part-time internship during summer 2015. 16 more words

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