As an intern, you are bound to make mistakes. Sometimes they are unavoidable and other times they are. As an intern, I have made my share of mistakes and luckily I have walked away mostly unscathed. However, had I handled them differently they could have cost me my job. (more…)
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With the economy in a slump and college enrollment on the rise, a perfect storm has developed for many companies to get away with “hiring” unpaid interns. Afterall, who is really going to enforce it? Many media outlets use the practice of “employing” unpaid interns, so chances are that they are not going to spread the word.
Companies know that college students want internships to gain experience (and sometimes credit) and interns are desperate to get any internship they can