Should we get rid of unpaid internships? | The Tylt
Although unpaid internships have fallen out of favor with some employers, they are still offered by many. While some appreciate any internship opportunity, whether it be paid or unpaid, others make the point that unpaid internships are largely exploitive, as interns often perform entry-level tasks while also learning on the job. Plus, many students are already under a severe financial burden, and taking up an unpaid internship is not possible. Should all internships be paid?
Should we get rid of unpaid internships?