Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

“TOO MANY ARE NOT BEING PAID”, SAYS DAVID MORRISSEY Struggling to break into the creative industries because you can’t afford to work for free? At last, we have some good news: one of Britain’s most respected actors is championing your cause....
Hey, Christian Dior — what’s a ‘reception internship’?

Hey, Christian Dior — what’s a ‘reception internship’?

LUXURY BRAND BLAMES ‘BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS’ FOR LOW-PAID ROLE AT KNIGHTSBRIDGE HQ * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * * STORY PICKED UP BY THE HUFFINGTON POST! * One of the world’s most exclusive and expensive luxury fashion brands has advertised a six-month...
Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity”

Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity”

WINNER CAN OPT OUT OF THE PLACEMENT IF THEY CAN’T AFFORD THE TIME, SAYS SPOKESPERSON The Evening Standard has dismissed concerns that the unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’ it advertised as part of a competition involving sister TV station London Live...
Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid

Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid

WEBSITE EDITOR TOLD HE “NEEDED TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARITY’S ETHOS” A former employee at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation has said that voicing his concerns about the number of unpaid interns working there “did not go down...
Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”?

Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”?

A JUICY OPPORTUNITY – OR ROTTEN TO THE CORE? The National Trust has advertised for a ‘Cider and Apple Intern’ to ‘volunteer’ for a ‘suggested time commitment’ of 24 hours a week for three months, to help co-ordinate the apple...
BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014

BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014

“CHEERFUL, CAN-DO ATTITUDE” ESSENTIAL — BUT NO WAGE OFFERED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * Has the BBC fluffed its renewed commitment to diversity already? BBC Scotland has been warned to stay within the law over multiple full-time, unpaid...
Is true diversity more than skin deep?

Is true diversity more than skin deep?

FIRMS MUST IMPROVE THEIR SOCIAL CLASS MIX, NOT JUST ETHNIC AND GENDER In 2014, what does a truly diverse workforce look like? And is it even visible to the naked eye, from a company’s gallery of staff photos? In recent weeks, we’ve seen diversity hit the...