The controversy surrounding unpaid internships is not easily resolved. There are concerns on both sides of the debate.
But then, there are the facts:
Nearly 40 percent of all internships are unpaid.
Unpaid interns are significantly LESS EMPLOYABLE than paid interns and receive median salary offers almost $20,000 lower than their paid classmates — somehow earning even less than even those with no internship experience.
We’re committed to bridging this gap. We’ve studied the issue. We have a plan.