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The Ethics of Unpaid Internships: When are unpaid internships legal?

By Alexis Grantd

When are unpaid internships legal?

In an economy where companies and organizations often can’t afford to hire, bringing an intern on board has become common practice. New graduates often jump at these opportunities even if the internship doesn’t include a paycheck, because paid jobs that offer relevant work experience are few and far between in this struggling economy.

But how many of these opportunities are legal? When it is acceptable to “hire” an intern without pay?

Continued at: http://bx.businessweek.com/higher-education/view?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ihavenet.com%2FEducation-The-Ethics-of-Unpaid-Internships-When-are-unpaid-internships-legal-AG.html

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