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Unpaid internships: Unpopular solution to a real problem - The Boston Globe

Unpaid internships: Unpopular solution to a real problem - The Boston Globe | Freelance Writing | Scoop.it
In the face of minimum wage lawsuits alleging violations of minimum-wage laws, the magazine company Conde Nast ended its famed internship program last week.
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This Boston Globe article gives a few solutions to the unpaid internship situation.    

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The Death of the Unpaid Internship Is Good for Everyone – Flavorwire

The Death of the Unpaid Internship Is Good for Everyone – Flavorwire | Freelance Writing | Scoop.it

The instinctive reaction to Condé Nast's decision to completely discontinue its internship program rather than deigning to pay its interns minimum wage has generally been along the lines of, “Screw you, you cheap......'.

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An unpaid internship can become the opportunity of a lifetime, but for many the opportunity to work for free is not an option.  

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