Tag: Unpaid

#CoronaDiaries – Unpaid Internship Edition! (video)

How many internships have been canceled for the summer of 2020? 1 million, 2 million, let’s just say, most have been canceled, which leaves college undergrads and so many 2020 graduates in a very hard predicament. How to get experience when almost every organization is telling you they no longer have a budget for summer interns! Let’s talk about a very unpopular topic in…

Are We Still Pissy About Unpaid Internships?

Back in the height of the Great Recession (think 2008-2010), when we had double-digit national unemployment numbers. It was dark times, especially for those students who were graduating and those trying to get internships. Most organizations in hard times cut internship programs. It’s not that they are not important to recruiting, it’s just the ROI drops as unemployment numbers rise. If you have a…