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More college grads turning to unpaid internships

May 25, 2012

In a difficult job market, more college graduates are looking to unpaid internships to get their foot in the door with prospective employers, reports The New York Times. The shortage of jobs has also led to the emergence of unpaid internships in fields where they have traditionally been scarce or absent. Although many internships provide valuable experience, observers are raising concerns that some of these positions might be violating federal employment laws.

 

Read the article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/business/unpaid-internships-dont-always-deliver.html?_r=1&smid=pl-share

Follow the discussion in the NYT Sunday Dialogue: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/20/opinion/sunday/sunday-dialogue-the-value-of-internships.html?smid=pl-share


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