Interns: Wanted, and Working Harder

by SixFigureStart | August 17, 2009

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As the unemployment rate continues to reach new heights, I’m constantly asked about the interns (Why me? Because I’m an expert, having done 15 internships in my four years of college.). What everyone wants to know is, has the recession affected interns and their career paths? (Uh, yes – hasn’t it affected everyone’s career path?) Are they getting paid less? (Yes.) Working more? (Yes.) Are there more of them? (Than ever!)

An internship is the first stepping stone on a career path, the opportunity to break into a new business and really learn an industry from an insider’s point of view. Here are some of the new rules of internships in the recession. [Read more…]

--Posted by Lauren Berger,

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