Photo by Arnel Hasanovic on Unsplash Did you know that there are currently an estimated 10 - 15,000 unpaid internships and
It could soon become illegal for companies to exploit interns.
An overwhelming majority of the British public would support a ban on unpaid internships, according to the Social Mobility
Starting over in the working world doesn't have to be a daunting experience, in fact if you think of it as 'evolving' rather than changing your career, you might just approach the opportunity with renewed vigour.
The speaker from the careers event I attended and many others argue all students, whether they're privileged or not, who are hard workers would work overtime and nights if necessary to fund their internship and career progression.
As far as I can see, your ability to write, articulate, heal or lead is not inherently linked to your parents' wealth. It is our society which makes it so.
Dear Mr Cameron, I'm writing to see if you will be supporting a change in legislation to address the vicious cycle of exploitation of recent graduates, disparity in the creative industries, and the block in social mobility that all this brings.
The understanding that my status as an unpaid intern and the roles assigned to me could indeed be questioned was not immediate. The over-idealization of the UN, had made my fellow interns and I see it as an aspiration, quite naive to what could be the consequences of free labour.
Within the creative industry there is a perception that graduates are desperate. Certain professions like those within medical
We all know journalism does a lot of reporting but it is about time that the industry addresses this problem, which ironically exists under its very nose. If it does, a more diverse range of voices will have a platform to be expressed which can only lead to a more democratic industry.