Pay Our Interns

This week, we have teamed up with Guillermo Creamer Junior from Pay Our Interns, a non-profit organisation situated in Washington D.C. in the United States. As a student-run initiative in Australia, we wanted to gain a greater insight into the internship situation in America. What we found was that laws surrounding internships in American and … Continue reading Pay Our Interns

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Unpaid Internships: The Journalism Industry

For undergraduates studying a full-time load in an Australian institution or university, getting their first job in journalism can take extra toil even with thousand hours of work and study. “A lot of publishers hiring interns say that at the end of six months, working three days a week, there might be a job for … Continue reading Unpaid Internships: The Journalism Industry

Emotional Cost: The Hidden Cost Of Unpaid Internships

The public has discussed a lot about the negative financial effects of unpaid internships, but the psychological toll they have on interns is a well-hidden cost. Kamaron McNair completed three unpaid internships before she graduated university during her full-time load. While she was one of the lucky ones who received financial support and academic credit … Continue reading Emotional Cost: The Hidden Cost Of Unpaid Internships

Australian Students Share Their Thoughts On Unpaid Internships

What do Australian students know about unpaid internships? In this article, five students from three different universities across Australia share their thoughts and opinions on unpaid internships.   Would you do an unpaid internship in Australia and why/ why not? Michael: I wouldn't settle for an unpaid internship because I want to get paid. To … Continue reading Australian Students Share Their Thoughts On Unpaid Internships