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...
London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’

London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’

‘FASHION HAPPY’ COMPETITION ANGERS YOUNG JOBSEEKERS  The Evening Standard has angered young jobseekers by advertising a four-week unpaid fashion internship at its sister TV channel as a competition prize, using the hashtag #fashionhappy. The following...
PR internships: The shameful truth exposed

PR internships: The shameful truth exposed

HALF OF PR INTERNS EARN LESS THAN THE MINIMUM WAGE — AND A QUARTER AREN’T EVEN PAID EXPENSES Graduates hoping to start a career in public relations are facing unprecedented challenges according to new research into the junior end of the industry’s...
Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

YOUNG PEOPLE’S INCOMES ARE STILL TOO DEPENDENT ON MUM AND DAD’S WEALTH, SAYS NEW REPORT The UK’s poor track record of social mobility means that young people’s life chances are too dependent on their parents’ income, rather than their own...
Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

ADVERT ASKS APPLICANTS TO COMPILE OFFICIAL BLUE IVY BABY BOOK AND SCOUR INTERNET FOR UNFLATTERING PHOTOS AND REQUEST THEIR REMOVAL An advert has appeared in which the global superstar and multimillionaire Beyonce Knowles appears to be looking for unpaid summer...
Who’s been hiring unpaid interns? The Ultimate Wall of Shame

Who’s been hiring unpaid interns? The Ultimate Wall of Shame

  FOR THE FULL STORY ON EACH, JUST CLICK THE PICS BELOW New to Graduate Fog? Since 2010, we’ve been naming and shaming the big brands and famous people who have been caught employing or trying to recruit unpaid interns. These are some of our proudest...
Go Emily! Now Miss Selfridge intern testifies at City Hall

Intern hits back at Topshop boss who says she “spoilt it” for others by complaining about pay

SIR PHILIP GREEN FAILS TO GRASP THAT YOUNG WORKERS NEED TO EAT Former interns who complain to officials about not being paid have “spoilt it for thousands of young people”, according to billionaire Topshop boss Sir Philip Green. He says the number of...