The four-hour meeting left me drained, outraged and embarrassed. From start to finish it was an absolute farce. The meeting had barely started before Izaakson and her solicitor were questioning the very legitimacy of the meeting itself.
After seeing the success of Groupon, I decided that bringing this business model to the student market would be an excellent idea. I decided that I would produce a newspaper that had discount vouchers in for places around Nottingham, giving myself the front page premium advert space.
In my experience, the graduate labour market is not as bad as many fear, and I really want this blog to help any students or graduates out there, who are concerned by the headlines, to feel a little bit better.
As a company, we join those criticising the 'bad internships'. Our aim is to set a new standard for 'good internships' and help get more graduates bridge the gap between university and their dream first job.
For many of us living in the West the word poverty normally conjures up images of far flung lands in sub-Saharan Africa or Asia. Often it is images of malnourished children with naked torsos and indented ribcages in drought-ridden surroundings.