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Unpaid Internships Are Not Worth It

Unpaid Internships Are Not Worth It

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Before committing to a mediocre internship that does not pay, students may want to consider the true cost.

Staff Rants: Oct. 11-17

Staff Rants: Oct. 11-17

By WSN Staff

October 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Welcome to a new series on WSN, Staff Rants. Read what made your favorite WSN Staff Members angry this week!

Pay Interns Before You Profit Off Them

Pay Interns Before You Profit Off Them

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By ruling that firms can bill their clients for unpaid intern work, the State Bar Association makes it permissible to have law firms directly profit off of work that they themselves are not even paying for.

Student Summers: Relax, Intern or Both?

Student Summers: Relax, Intern or Both?

By Medardo Perez, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Read about some NYU students who are choosing not to fill their summer with traditional jobs or internships.

Unpaid internships a loss for both employers and employees

Unpaid internships a loss for both employers and employees

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Unpaid internships are just a way to exploit cheap labor from college students in dire need of work experience. They place undue stress on students without providing any short-term wages or long-term career advancement possibilities.