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City AM dismisses internship auction complaints, saying “It’s for charity” City AM dismisses internship auction complaints, saying “It’s for charity” • November 30, 2016 • No Comments

BUT THE INTERNET IS NOT IMPRESSED Free London newspaper City AM has refused to re-think an internship that was recently auctioned for £650, on the grounds that it is for charity…

Money talks! City AM newspaper auctions internship for £650 Money talks! City AM newspaper auctions internship for £650 • November 28, 2016 • 3 Comments

PLACEMENT “PERFECT FOR A BUDDING JOURNALIST” (AS LONG AS THEY CAN PAY TO DO IT) Business newspaper City AM is offering a one-week internship at its London headquarters but…

Your student loan might NOT be written off after 30 years, expert warns (yes, really) Your student loan might NOT be written off after 30 years, expert warns (yes, really) • November 22, 2016 • 3 Comments

IF GOVERNMENT CAN BACKTRACK ON OTHER LOAN GUARANTEES, WHY NOT THAT ONE TOO? Not too bothered about your student loan, as you know…

How far would you commute to work every day? How far would you commute to work every day? • November 18, 2016 • 4 Comments

NEARLY 4 MILLION SQUEEZED WORKERS TRAVEL OVER 2 HOURS PER DAY How long is your daily commute? Or, if you’re job hunting, how long would you be prepared…

Internships row / Government refuses to meet campaigners to discuss solutions to unpaid work problem Internships row / Government refuses to meet campaigners to discuss solutions to unpaid work problem • November 6, 2016 • 1 Comment

PROPOSALS GO UNHEARD AS EDUCATION SECRETARY’S TEAM SNUBS INVITATION TO MEET The government department tasked with fixing social mobility has refused to meet campaigners to discuss the problem of unpaid internships…

Why ‘ban’ unpaid internships, when they’re already illegal? Why ‘ban’ unpaid internships, when they’re already illegal? • November 2, 2016 • 2 Comments

CAMPAIGNERS INTERN AWARE EXPLAIN WHAT’S GOING ON Confused by talk of a new ‘ban’ on unpaid internships, since most of them are already illegal? We were too…

What does the NUS actually do? What does the NUS actually do? • October 27, 2016 • 1 Comment

ANGER GROWS AS ORGANISATION CONTINUES TO IGNORE CORE CAMPAIGN ISSUES There was a time when the NUS was a force to be reckoned with…

Heat magazine internship will go ahead as an unpaid role, says parent company Bauer Heat magazine internship will go ahead as an unpaid role, says parent company Bauer • October 18, 2016 • 2 Comments

TWO-WEEK ‘GRUNT WORK’ ROLE COULD LEAD TO PAID WORK, SAYS OWNER A controversial, two-week internship at Heat magazine will go ahead as an unpaid position, a spokesperson has announced…

Heat magazine slammed for ‘grunt work’ fashion cupboard internship paying £10 a day Heat magazine slammed for ‘grunt work’ fashion cupboard internship paying £10 a day • October 11, 2016 • 4 Comments

THEY INSIST IT IS A CHANCE TO ‘SHADOW AND LEARN’ Heat magazine has angered young job seekers by advertising a “grunt work” placement in its fashion cupboard…

Graduates should use “family” connections to help them find jobs, says HSBC boss Graduates should use “family” connections to help them find jobs, says HSBC boss • October 6, 2016 • 2 Comments

WHAT EXACTLY DID HE MEAN? A senior spokesperson for HSBC has appeared to suggest that graduates should use family connections to help them find out about jobs…

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