NOW magazine awards £750 in back pay to intern who DID do real work

NOW magazine awards £750 in back pay to intern who DID do real work

INTERN PACKED CLOTHES IN THE STOCKROOM AND TRAINED HER OWN REPLACEMENT An intern who worked at NOW magazine has been awarded £750 of back pay after signing up for our Justice for Interns campaign. IPC Media, the magazine’s publisher, admitted she had carried out...
Three big companies pay off their interns — then silence them with gagging order and lawyers’ letters

Three big companies pay off their interns — then silence them with gagging order and lawyers’ letters

MAGAZINE PUBLISHER, AUCTION HOUSE AND TECH GIANT PAY OUT — BUT WE CAN’T TELL YOU WHO THEY ARE **GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE** Three big companies have written cheques totalling nearly £3,000 to a group of interns who challenged them for failing to pay the...
Most interns have “only a vague notion of what work involves”

Most interns have “only a vague notion of what work involves”

THE ECONOMIST INSULTS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF GRADUATES The Economist has published an article which insults tens of thousands of graduates by insisting most interns have “only a vague notion of what work involves”. It also appears to be a direct endorsement...
Pay-to-intern-abroad schemes are “legitimate opportunities”, says Prospects boss

Pay-to-intern-abroad schemes are “legitimate opportunities”, says Prospects boss

FIGHT! ROW ESCALATES BETWEEN GRADUATE FOG AND THE ‘OFFICIAL’ GRADUATE CAREERS WEBSITE The “official” graduate careers advice website Prospects — recommended by every university careers centre in the country — has told Graduate Fog...
Shameful – “Official” graduate careers website advertises unpaid internships

Shameful – “Official” graduate careers website advertises unpaid internships

WHOSE SIDE IS PROSPECTS ON? Graduate Prospects – supposedly the “official” graduate careers website, recommended as the go-to resource for students and graduates by every university in the UK – is promoting unpaid internships to its users,...