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'Homeless for a month': U.S. interns in China learn to reset expectations

Aug 2, 2013
With more American college students heading to China for their summer internships, they're learning that just because it's the world's second largest economy doesn't mean that it's the most developed one. How one group of students got stuck working at a Chinese amusement park.

Unpaid internships under fire

Jul 15, 2013
Unpaid interns are suing big companies that don't provide the valuable educational and work experiences they promised.

Film preview: 'The Internship'

Jun 7, 2013
A new comedy opens at the box office this weekend. It's called "The Internship," and its a hilarious take on starting over in the workforce.

Internships become the new job requirement

Mar 4, 2013
In a survey commissioned by Marketplace and The Chronicle of Higher Education, employers said they value internships more than many other credentials when it comes to hiring.

The intern's life

Jun 8, 2012
"Intern Queen" Lauren Berger shares how to get the most from an internship or an intern. And host Tess Vigeland also discusses her day as an intern for a TV show. Does she have the chops to make it in Hollywood?
People for the American Way interns Carrie Osborne, 20, (L) and Nadia Abdelkhalek, 20, prepare information packets.
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Unpaid interns file lawsuits

May 3, 2012
The unpaid internship is a common work experience for many college and graduate students. But now some are saying that businesses need to pay up.

For public good, not for profit.

Unpaid internships: Illegal?

Apr 7, 2010
We had an interesting discussion at our morning meeting about unpaid internships. I don't know about you, but I've had the experience of working an...