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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3 Do’s: How To Be The Best Intern Candidate

Often, recruiters want to find the next 'superstar' of their company. Taken from experience and research, this blog is designed to help you be that type of paid intern candidate who employers favour! 1. Do: Research About The Company To stand out as an applicant, you should know as much information about the company you … Continue reading 3 Do’s: How To Be The Best Intern Candidate

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