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Colleges Draw Criticism For Their Role In Fostering Unpaid Internships

The Chronicle Of Higher Education | Posted 06.24.2013 | College

The debate over unpaid internships has largely focused on the employers that offer them. But as interns are taking companies to court, advocates are t...

Has Hollywood Ignited An Intern Uprising? Examining The Brewing Revolution

www.thewrap.com | Posted 08.24.2013 | Media

Hey Hollywood: Be careful who you ask to get your latte....

Lawsuit Claims Media Internship Paid $1 Per Hour

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.14.2013 | New York

A former intern at W Magazine was paid less than $1 dollar an hour, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday against Condé Nast, The New York Times repo...

Is This The Beginning Of The End For Unpaid Internships?

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the ent...

The Ten Commandments of Being an Intern

Danny Rubin | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

For those of us not blessed with a summer at Google HQ, here are 10 ways to make the most of an internship.

Did Technology Just Control, Alt, and Delete Your Internship?

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

What are internships? According to Wikipedia.com, an internship is on the job training for white collar and professional careers and is similar to app...

Paid vs. Unpaid: Taking a Look At Intern Compensation

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

The fact of the matter is that deciding whether or not to pay your interns can have company-wide implications. Let's take a look at what paid and unpaid internships provide for your company.

School's Out for Summer: Hiring the Best Interns

Josh Tolan | Posted 07.09.2013 | Small Business
Josh Tolan

There are plenty of aspects about internships which can lead to low enthusiasm for the wrong candidate. After all, an internship isn't a full-time job with a career ladder, and interns don't always get the most interesting projects to tackle.

Hiring Interns? 5 Things You Need to Know

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Internships are a mutually beneficial relationship for both employers and students. But before you hire your next interns, here are five things you need to know.

I Hate My Internship! Now What?

Geoff Falen | Posted 07.08.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

An internship will not allow you to determine with absolute certainty which industry will be the best fit for you, but even your "mistakes" can be instructive as you develop your career path.

How to Kickstart Your Internship Program

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Hiring a quality intern to meet the needs of your company can be a challenge. But you don't need to be a Fortune 500 company to do it right. Building a successful internship program will lay the foundation for recruiting, hiring and managing perfectly matched talent for your company.

Intern-al Affairs: How to Intern (and Manage Interns) This Summer

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

The search for summer jobs is already in full swing. Resumes and emails from eager college and high school students abound! Interns can be fantastic. But not all interns are created equal. Here are some tips for getting, keeping, and benefiting from an internship.

6 Career Fair Tips to Find the Best Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Career fairs can be great places to connect with the talent of the future. By following some of these tips, you'll be able to uncover the very best intern candidates.

TeachUp! (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 05.04.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Today, schools have access to more technology than ever but many teachers entered their schools before such technologies were available. TeachUp! want...

What Business Leaders Can Learn from ‘Generation Mobile’

Jerry Cuomo | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Jerry Cuomo

About four years ago, we started hiring high school interns. The idea was to introduce basic software development skills and help create interest in the field. What we didn't anticipate was how much we'd learn in the process. In many ways, the teachers became the students, and the experience continues to transform the way we view risk, reward -- and the user experience.

Building a Framework for a Successful Internship

Maureen Dumas | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Maureen Dumas

Students can learn valuable skills to complement their classroom learning and help them figure out the next step in their careers. Internships also offer students important networking opportunities that can payoff nicely when they officially enter the workforce.

Fresh Air: Working With Interns for Social Justice

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSometimes you need a breath of fresh air. I first learned about Students Rising Above (SRA)--an organization that helps low-income, first generation students earn college degrees--at a time when I really needed a lot of fresh air.

4 Reasons You Should (Still!) Take an Internship

Cathryn Vandewater | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Cathryn Vandewater

Interns have long gone unpaid, unthanked and sent on one too many coffee runs. But a recent slew of class action suits raises the question: where does opportunity end and exploitation begin?

Ten Tips For Managing Interns

Kelly Meeker | Posted 12.31.2012 | Small Business
Kelly Meeker

Don't look them up on Twitter. You really don't want to know what they do on the weekends.

Time to Stop Playing Business Card Scrabble With Our Qualifications?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Dr. Layla McCay

This week both my real life and my Twitter feed have been jumping with the question of post-nominal letters: what letters (if any) should you put after your name on a business card?

iPhone Maker: Don't Worry, Student Laborers Are 'Free To Leave' Anytime

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — The company that manufactures Apple's iPhones has responded to an accusation that vocational students are forced to work in its Chine...

How to Land a Great Internship Next Summer

David Thielen | Posted 10.15.2012 | College
David Thielen

Working as an intern at a startup is the fast track to an awesome job, because an internship with a superb recommendation puts you ahead of everyone else.

Are Internships Worth the Trouble?

Uloop | Posted 10.14.2012 | College
Uloop

Completing the long list of classes for our course curriculum is always the first things on our minds but should all of these things be the only focus on our minds? What about internships?

9 Ways To End Your Summer Internship On A Positive Note

tv | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart The last few days of your summer internship are just as important as the first -- if not more. You've worked hard all summer lo...

How to Manage Your Fall Internship

Uloop | Posted 10.10.2012 | College
Uloop

Interning during the fall presents its own challenges, namely that you are likely taking classes and maybe even working a part-time job in addition to your internship. Though this dynamic might be difficult to balance, it is not impossible.