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Unpaid Interns In Major City Gain Right To Sue

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Tuesday that makes sure the city's law against discrimination applies to inter...

How to Be a Great Internship Boss When You Have No Time

Ashley Mosley | Posted 04.07.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

You can be a good internship boss, even if your 9-to-5 schedule is already packed. Here are a few ways to become the best internship boss possible, even if you have no time.

Good News For Interns In New York

ProPublica | Blair Hickman | Posted 03.28.2014 | College

Interns of New York City, rejoice. You are now protected against sexual harassment and discrimination based on race, religion and sexual orientation i...

Which Companies Actually Hire Their Interns To Full-Time Positions? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.20.2014 | College

The whole point of an internship is to get you one step closer to a full-time gig. So where can you intern that will actually offer you a salary and 4...

6 Ways To Diversify Your Intern Hires

Ashley Mosley | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

A more diverse class of interns means you'll gain access to unique perspectives, build a better reputation, and most importantly, develop an inclusive company culture.

Major University Takes Steps To Protect Students From Shady Internships

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 02.11.2014 | College

After pressure from students, New York University's career center has implemented a number of measures to improve screening of the internship listings...

Creating an Educational Internship Program (Without Overhauling It)

Ashley Mosley | Posted 04.13.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

Contrary to popular belief, education isn't just something acquired in the classroom. When it comes to your internship program, providing your interns...

Why Are Interns Sleeping on Toilets?

Gene Marks | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

This whole intern thing raises a few questions. Most importantly, how can these people in the banking industry be working so many hours when I can't even make deposit at my local branch after 3 p.m., huh? Oh, and I have other questions too.

You Know Who Else Uses Unpaid Interns? Colleges And Universities

ProPublica | Casey McDermott | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

For students interested in a career in sports management, Arizona State University has what seems like a great opportunity. The school's athletic prog...

Philanthropy Is Not a Privilege of Wealth

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

The NGO field, with its lower pay, risky travel and odd hours, needs committed and passionate individuals willing to make a career out of it, and one of the most promising demographics we can find that in is the millennials.

Bankers Awaken

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

These freshly-hired graduates, with dollar signs in their eyes and visions of grand lifestyles in their heads, are subject to ridiculous working hours and conditions, because the employers know the thought process and know they will do whatever it takes.

Why The Entertainment Industry Should Pay Its Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Mosley

Rather than bringing on a group of interns to work for free as administrative or personal assistants, you could be paying them and actually striving to have their tasks impact your bottom line.

What Do Interns Mean to Your Company?

Ashley Mosley | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

What exactly is an intern? Well, they're not an administrative superstar or an expert coffee fetcher. If the first thing that comes to mind is cheap or free labor, then it's time to send your definition back to the drawing board.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/11/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: He chose not to pursue da office; justice delayed; we don't like the way they're purging their voter rolls; and during Lent they offer a fish alternative. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.

Internships Abroad: Why Companies Abroad Understand the Unpaid Internship Better Than Americans

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Etcovitch

When you ask your average college student about their summer internship, you're probably more likely to hear a nightmare story about eight weeks spent fetching coffee than you are to hear a story about a meaningful summer spent getting industry experience.

Unpaid Fashion Internships Are So Last Season

Ashley Mosley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Style
Ashley Mosley

Unpaid internships are a staple in the fashion industry. This is because students and recent graduates faced with the competitive job and internship market will do whatever it takes to get their foot in the door. But will unpaid fashion internships soon be a faux pas?

Conan's Next Famous Intern

Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien has an impressive history of past interns who end up becoming famous -- for instance, roughly 86% of the cast of "The Office" once got c...

A Summer Intern's Labor of Love

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Lisa Sharkey

As the summer draws to a close and students head back from the workplace to the classroom, what will they take away from a couple of months on the job?

Women's Work and the Race to the Bottom

Ilana Sufrin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Women
Ilana Sufrin

It's time to wake up and smell the coffee your intern fetched for you -- internships have transformed a class problem into a gender problem. What can we do to remedy this situation? The roadmap is clear, but it's a long one.

I Love My Internship! Now What?

Geoff Falen | Posted 10.16.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

Several weeks ago, I wrote about what to do if you hate your internship. But it's just as important to zero in on what you like about your internship -- and what that might mean for the future.

Unpaid Interns Aren't Even Protected From Sexual Harassment

ProPublica | Blair Hickman and Christie Thompson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business

ProPublica: In 1994, Bridget O’Connor began an internship at Rockland Psychiatric Center, where one of the doctors allegedly began to refer to he...

The Great Juggling Act: 4 Tips for Balancing Multiple Internships

Uloop | Posted 09.23.2013 | College
Uloop

As summer term wraps up and I reflect on how I balanced these three internships, I have compiled a list of four tips to help you balance your own internships for the upcoming terms.

GOP Hill Intern Just Wants To Share His Love Of The Pledge Of Allegiance (Possibly In Exchange For Party Invites)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

A Capitol Hill staffer forwards this intern's widely circulated email to HuffPost Hill, noting that she feels "morally obligated to share." Thank you....

6 Things Your Interns Really Care About

Ashley Mosley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Today, gaining the interest of the best and brightest potential intern candidates involves a lot more than simply offering a temporary opportunity to work for your company.

Interns Rise Up -- and Get Me a Pastry

Gavin Shulman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Do you know how many people would pay anything to get paid nothing and do all my work for me? It's disgusting. And to think how unappreciative you are.