Sunshine at last? Graduate vacancies predicted to rise by 10% this year

Sunshine at last? Graduate vacancies predicted to rise by 10% this year

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SET TO BOOST EMPLOYER DEMAND FOR GRADUATES Is the worst over? Is the sun is about to shine for graduates? After what seems like years, could the job market be picking up at last? New figures from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR)...
“I could only afford one meal a day during my unpaid internship”

“I could only afford one meal a day during my unpaid internship”

LAW GRADUATE LOST TWO STONE DURING SIX MONTHS WORKING FOR FREE  A law graduate has told how he could only afford one meal a day during his unpaid internship – and lost two stone in weight as a result. Law graduate Joseph Loughnane, 27, from Galway in Ireland,...
Graduate Fog in today’s Guardian!

Graduate Fog in today’s Guardian!

FOUNDER TANYA DE GRUNWALD ON HOW INTERNS FOUND THEIR VOICE Graduate Fog founder Tanya de Grunwald has blasted employers who continue to hire interns and pay them less than the minimum wage, in an article she was commissioned to write for the Guardian. She praised the...
Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

NEED FOR UNPAID EXPERIENCE LOCKING POORER GRADUATES OUT OF THE PROFESSION Britain’s top female judge has warned that the growth of unpaid internships is a “grim” and “very gloomy” trend that is undermining efforts to improve diversity in...