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A Fishbowl Discussion: The Internship Generation: Working their way up, or getting suckered into working for free?

Date of Event: October 30, 2013

About the Discussion: Do you need an internship to get a job? Or is it a waste of your time and talents? What if you can't afford to work for free? This discussion considers the ethics and economics of unpaid internships and provides practical advice for finding worthwhile internships and making the most of your experience no matter which route you choose.

Featured Discussants: Pamela Ahearn, Director of the Summer Internship Program; Edward Carey '14; Joshua Congdon-Hohman, Assistant Professor of Economics; Kelly Dyer '14; and Roseann Fitzgerald '78, Director of Research and Prospect Management. Thomas M. Landy, McFarland Center Director, moderates.

Watch the discussion below or download it free from iTunes U.