Former interns reveal how they supported themselves while doing internships.
Lessons learned as an unpaid intern.
Interns at Google make $5,800—$6,700 per month if they know how to do very specific special computer things. I've made some serious missteps that I'm going to go sit in a corner and think about, peace.
My internship was with a literacy nonprofit in Central London. I worked four and a half days a week, which was a real adjustment for my undergrad self, especially since before I left I was working in a supermarket deli. It was my first time working in an office for more than a summer break.
The U.S. isn't the only country examining labor issues and dealing with legal problems when it comes to unpaid interns. Interns across the world are fighting for their fair shake when it's clear that an employer should be paying them for the work that they're doing, according to the Times.
Molly Mills is a name I've made up for a 24-year-old college grad living with her parents and interning in Boston. We had a conversation about her money.
Okay, fine, this is part of an Onion article about unpaid internships, but it could also be a real piece.
I find out tomorrow whether or not I have the publishing internship. Should I take it—bail on Americorps and children who need my help, take the risk that I might be unemployed again in three months—or stick with the job that I know I have?
The Atlantic talked to the 2 former interns who sued Fox Searchlight over their six-month unpaid internships working on Black Swan.
And Sarah Kendzior, anthropologist and columnist for Al Jazeera, is into it. Just beyond. Over the moon.
My duties as an apprentice were exactly the same as regular staff, only I didn’t count as coverage. Coverage is the ratio of staff to campers needed at all times, and it is a Big Deal. Not counting as coverage essentially meant I could never be left alone with campers, which was frustrating. But I learned a lot about working through frustration, working with children, working with my fellow staff, and especially how it feels to work for free.
I decided to intern at an organic goat farm in the Middle of Nowhere during the summer before I started college. I had met a friend of a man who owned a goat farm, chatted with him, and he asked me if I would be interested in interning for his friend.