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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.

5 Things You Must Do Before the End of Your Internship

Her Campus | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Her Campus

Landing your dream internship is only the first step to becoming a dream intern, so hopefully you've gotten the hang of it by now.

An Open Letter to 2013 Summer Interns: Here's Everything You're Doing Wrong and How to Fix It

Allison Stadd | Posted 09.01.2013 | College
Allison Stadd

Employers must, and many don't, treat their interns with respect, as they do their salaried employees. But that doesn't mean that, as an intern, you're entitled to the same self-government as the employees around you.

Fashion Whip: 10 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Summer Skintern at Work!

Lauren A. Rothman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Style
Lauren A. Rothman

As an intern you are still a reflection of a company's corporate culture and even though summer may feel like a casual time of year, or your office may follow a business casual dress code, do not dress down.

Interns May Be the Future of Your Company [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
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Heather Huhman

It may be hard to imagine, but your class of interns might be your company's rockstar employees in the future. So when it comes to hiring, you shouldn't be settling for average intern candidates.

Amazing Video Of Intern Racing SCOTUS Decision To NBC News

Posted 06.26.2013 | Media

It's one of the biggest responsibilities any intern could be given: running the Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage from the courthouse to the ne...

How to Be an Awesome Intern Manager

Ashley Mosley | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Taking on interns isn't for the weak of heart or mind. They need dedicated supervision, feedback, and meaningful projects. Can you commit? Follow these 10 tips to generate a beneficial experience for both you and your interns.

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.