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Tales From the Census Trail: Blame the Interns

KT Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
KT Boyle

No one makes friends with their Census taker.

The Residency Regulators Are Back!

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Medicine is far too complex to apply simple formulas. What really helps doctors-in-training practice good medicine, decrease errors, and maintain a high standard of professionalism is good supervision.

Time for Illegal Internships to Come out of the Shadows

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anya Kamenetz

It's been over a decade since summer internships became a requisite for the ambitious student's resume, yet they still exist in a shadow space outside of existing legal, economic, and educational categories.

C Street House Used Interns As Servants, Author Tells Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The C Street house is a $1.8 million Washington D.C. residence occupied by Congressional members of a religious organization known as The Family. Afte...

5 Common Intern Application Fails

Megan Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Megan Berry

After getting frustrated of seeing the same mistakes happen over and over, I decided to write this in the hope of saving at least a few interns from such a fate (for my sake as much as theirs).

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 2: How Do I Find a Good Assistant? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.29.2011 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to find a good assistant, what it takes to maintain a healthy relationship with your board of directors, and m...

10 Free Things Every New Social Entrepreneur Should Have

Halle Tecco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Halle Tecco

I've compiled 10 resources that I can't live without. While they are free monetarily, each has been an invaluable tool.

Dear Capitol Hill: We Confess, Muslims Want to Serve America

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salam Al Marayati

What's next? Muslims trying to infiltrate the Congress by scheduling lobby days, or by simply meeting with their members of Congress?

Michael Steele Poses Awkwardly With Interns (PHOTOS)

Gawker | John Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No, not like that. More like a deeply insecure bald man who's desperate to demonstrate to the kids that he's not like those other Republican National ...

Subject: Our Marketing Plan

The New Yorker | Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you already have a blog, make sure you spray-feed your URL in niblets open-face to the skein. We like Reddit bites (they're better than Delicious),...

Scientists Say Oldest Human Ancestor Had Sex With Intern

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"This is an amazing discovery," said Professor Davis Logsdon of the University of Minnesota. "It suggests that having sex with interns goes back a lot further than any of us thought."

The Human Element: Is Your Internship Program Helping or Hurting?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

A strong internship program is a powerful tool for attracting top talent; companies can build a strong relationship with schools or other talent pools. But they can also be a reputational WMD.

Matthew Robson, 15-Year-Old Morgan Stanley Intern, Trashes TV, Newspapers, Twitter

Business Insider | Henry Blodget|Jul. 13, 2009, 6:13 AM|16 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A 15 year-old working in Morgan Stanley's London office has written what may be the firm's most popular research report in years. In it, he explains ...

Why Get Paid For A Job When You Can Work For Free?

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

There are jobs to be had, just maybe not where you were looking. Just add "intern" or "free" to any search and you'll come upon hundreds of hits.

Ensign Interns Want Out

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It would appear that the interns in Sen. John Ensign's (R-Nev.) office either aren't pleased with their boss's philandering ways or are worried about ...

Tallulah Willis, 15, Interning At Harper's Bazaar

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bruce Willis' daughter, Tallulah, recently started interning at [Harper's Bazaar] and has even [been] attending market appointments with the fashion t...

Executive Interns -- Reinventing Yourself over 40

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

The Human Resources Department couldn't believe I -- a woman over age 40 -- wanted to be an intern, but after I sold them on the idea, they offered me a job.

Reporting for Volunteer Duty at Beijing's Olympic Broadcast Tower

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

I reported for duty at Ling Long Pagoda along with the three other UNC volunteers. Our contracts read "broadcast coordination," but we soon find our post is more accurately termed "help desk assistant."

Python Kills Intern Zookeeper

The Independent | Eoghan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A three-metre (10ft) python has killed a student zookeeper who let the snake out of its enclosure in Venezuela while working a night shift at the zoo....

Through China's Own Voices: How People Are Feeling Now That the Party's Over

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Woo

Perhaps it's too early to feel melancholy; instead, China is enjoying the afterglow. It has already moved on with more experience and confidence than ever before.

The "Politics" of an Olympic Pastime: Pin Trading at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Pin trading has consumed almost everyone at the Olympic Green---volunteers, managers, broadcasters, technicians and myself included. I originally resisted this Olympic pastime until I discovered its political undertones.

Despite Threats of Detention, Ticket Scalping Continues at Beijing's Subway Stations

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Today, dozens of scalpers stood alone or in pairs inside the underground tunnel leading out of the subway to the Olympic Green Line. Some held signs asking to buy tickets, but most were looking to sell.

The Corporate "Green Olympics": Sponsors Use Green Messaging in Their Pavilions

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Courtney Woo

If Beijing were to choose a representative for its "Green Olympics," China Sinopec would win gold.

O Interns! Our Interns!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's a sad day in HuffPoLand — we are saying goodbye to our wonderful interns: Sean Morrow, Scout Opatut, Joe Satran, and Juli Weiner. They were...

A Snapshot of the Olympic Green 48 Hours Before the Games Begin

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

To an impartial observer, the weeks of preparation at the Olympic Green and IBC are falling into place. Now, with two days to go, the only thing Beijing needs to hope for is good weather.