Doree Shafrir is an executive editor at Buzzfeed who's hired and managed her fair share of millennials. Her piece, "Can the Intern Hamster Wheel Be Stopped?" takes a hard look at the troubling trend of 'do a dozen unpaid internships everywhere but then never find a job in the creative industry to which you just devoted your early 20s.' It is nice to hear discussion about what can be done from people who have the power to do something about it.
Former interns reveal how they supported themselves while doing internships.
Lessons learned as an unpaid intern.
Last year, I had seven different jobs in the span of nine months. With tax season on its way, I’ve amassed a small stack of W-2s, and my 2013 federal tax return is beginning to reveal a strangely foreshortened image of my first year in New York.
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.
So there's a lot that I do. We have three different modes of production: pre-show, during show, and post-show. And it changes from month to month, week to week.
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.