Study: Unpaid Internships Don’t Lead To Jobs

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•28 Jul 9, 2013

A recent study found that college seniors who held unpaid internships received essentially the same number of job offers as those who did not, while both groups earned far fewer offers than students who held paid internships. What do you think?

  • “An internship isn’t about getting a job, it’s about having a consistent source of shelter throughout the day.”

    Maury Olenicoff –
    Timber Framer

  • “Sure, it’s unpaid in terms of money, but that’s the end of my statement.”

    Rosemary Hamlisch –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Shh! He’s right here.”

    Les Kahn –
    Account Manager