Unpaid Internships: Support Beams for the Glass Floor

The Brookings Institution
July 13, 2015
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Internships are important components for young people to gain experiences in their desired fields in hopes of getting employment opportunities once they finish school. But the argument about unpaid internships is becoming controversial. On one hand, it's seen as a beneficial arrangement for both young adults and employers, but on the other hand, it's seen as explotative and unfair.

The Second Circuit’s U.S. Court of Appeals has declared that private companies could use unpaid interns so long as the intern derives more value from the arrangement than the employer. This overturned a district court’s ruling and is a setback for the Department of Labor, which is trying to slow the growth of unpaid internships. But it is also a setback for equal opportunity.

Read more to learn about the state of unpaid internships for young people.

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