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3 Reasons Unpaid Internships Are Seriously Not Worth Your Time

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business

It’s summer and bright-eyed interns are flooding our cities with their fresh Ann Taylor Loft outfits and optimistic life outlooks. This warning perh...

Aha! Why We Should Fully Fund Public Interest Internships

Elizabeth G. Taylor | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Elizabeth G. Taylor

Like most public interest lawyers, we remember our own "aha!" moments. They happened when we were using our fledgling legal skills to make a differenc...

5 Ways to Attract Millennial Interns

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Brandice N. Daniel

For 3 years, I've had an internship program with Harlem's Fashion Row (HFR). Every month, I receive resumes from millennials wanting to intern with us...

International Career Startup

Ryan McMunn | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Ryan McMunn

I speak at university business schools across the country about international business and my work in countries that are as different culturally as th...

Could an Intern Help Your Business This Summer?

John Rampton | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
John Rampton

As a business owner, you're probably looking for ways to get more done in less time, and perhaps even save money. One way to do that is to hire an intern.

Dear Companies: You Say You Embrace Diversity But Do You Really?

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Sofia Katsali

My dear Weird Company: if it's unpaid, it's not an internship. It's volunteering.

Why I Don't Work for 'Exposure' as a Copywriter

Samita Sarkar | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
Samita Sarkar

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Internships: The New 4.0 GPA

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.21.2015 | College
Carol J. Carter

Whether creating marketing materials for a tourism office, assisting with set designs for a movie, contributing to zoological research, or working for a political campaign, internships provide the kind of hands-on experience that employers want their new employees to have.

Interns Should Get More Out of Internships Than Employers

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Would it be easier to forget about doing internships and just hire somebody to do that job? Yes. It would also be cheaper. But if I hadn't gotten my first internship opportunity through The Fund for American Studies in 1996, I would not be where I am today. Without a doubt. So I'm paying it back.

Unpaid U.N. Intern Was Living Out Of A Tent In Geneva

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

Think your unpaid internship is bad? The high cost of living in Geneva drove this United Nations intern to camp in a city park. It's been a soggy exp...

What It's Like to Intern at Instagram, Cosmo, Man Repeller, and More

Penina Remler | Posted 07.21.2016 | College
Penina Remler

There are a ton of internships out there, but when you grow up in a generation that eats, sleeps and breaths for the latest inklings and industries, the number of applicants is increasing all while the number of open positions is plateauing.

Meet The Woman Getting Interns To Unionize

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

She's an intern herself.

Samantha Lachman

A Shocking Number Of States Don't Protect Unpaid Interns From Discrimination And Sexual Harassment

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

Connecticut's House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday that would protect unpaid interns from workplace harassment and discrimi...

10 Ways to Make the Best First Impression at Your Summer Internship

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

Are you starting a summer internship soon? Hopefully, you've been accepted for one of the positions you applied for in your chosen field, and you're getting ready to shift your focus from academia to the business world because that's what getting practical experience in your chosen career field is all about.

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Resume

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Based on Devon and Kayla's observations, and my own experience, I've created a list of five things that will make or break your resume:

Nonprofit Work A Non-Option For Some Young People, As 57% Of Industry Internships Are Unpaid

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact

Cortney Harding knows how it feels to be at the bottom of the office food chain. The Wellesley College alumnus had completed seven unpaid internsh...

Here's How To Crush Your Internship

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.11.2014 | College

Internships can be daunting, difficult and downright scary. Whether you're filing papers, getting coffee, or sitting in on meetings with CEOs, there a...

How Millennials Feel About Unpaid Internships

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.27.2014 | College

A resounding majority of millennials object to the use of unpaid internships, a poll by OurTime.org finds OurTime.org, a millennial advocacy group,...

Four Ways You Can Seek Back Pay For An Unpaid Internship

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 05.10.2014 | College

At ProPublica, we've heard from a lot of unpaid interns. You've told us about walking your boss's dog, fact-checking for magazines and even doing the ...

New Grads Aren't Looking for the Right Jobs for the Right Reasons -- Perks Are Earned!

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Sandy Malone

Herein lies the basic disconnect: The young, new graduates are suffering from the grand misconception that merely graduating entitles them to a fabulous career. You do not graduate and get a CAREER. You get a job.

Dave Jamieson

Former Howard Stern Intern Sues Sirius XM Over Unpaid Internships

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media

A former intern for The Howard Stern Show has sued the radio personality's broadcaster, Sirius XM Radio, claiming that the company's unpaid internship...

Dave Jamieson

White House Ignores Calls To Pay Interns

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it pushes Congress to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, the Obama administration is resisting calls to pay interns who ...

Are Millennials Laying Groundwork for a Third Political Party?

Brad Chase | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Brad Chase

Washington has failed young Americans for too long. Millennials struck out with Congress and the White House, winning nothing but minor concessions as their financial and job fortunes continue to stagnate. Now they're striking back.

The Perfect Summer Job: Why Waiting Tables Beats an Internship

Lori Janjigian | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

I allowed myself to fall into the trap of thinking that an internship was much too important to turn down -- even if it cost me money and taught me very little.

Beware the D.C. Internship

Alex Holt | Posted 05.24.2014 | College
Alex Holt

Are you a smart undergraduate from a middle-class family looking for summer work that will leverage all those expensive classes into a potential futur...