INTERN NATION

INTERN NATION

No legal definition, no welfare entitlement, and very often no pay – the internship is the only way into some careers, and experts say the law needs to catch up

The rise of the so-called gig economy is changing work culture. And for younger workers, the route to a career is changing too, with many facing lengthy periods as interns, often without wages.

Reflecting this changing landscape, earlier this month the British government published a major review of working practices which addressed a number of issues, including “exploitative unpaid internships”.

Britain’s government has promised to clamp down on unpaid internships, but closer to home the...

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