Media jobs website Gorkana finally bans adverts for unpaid internships

Media jobs website Gorkana finally bans adverts for unpaid internships

MOVE SENDS STRONG SIGNAL TO STUBBORN INDUSTRY AND ARROGANT EMPLOYERS Looking for a paid media internship? Until now, they’ve been hard to find – but things may be about to change. One of the UK’s biggest websites for jobs in media, journalism and PR...
Could bosses soon be JAILED for having unpaid interns?

Could bosses soon be JAILED for having unpaid interns?

WHY MORE WAGE CHEATS COULD FACE PROSECUTION IN FUTURE There have been calls for firms that employ unpaid interns to be prosecuted, not just fined or told to reimburse workers’ missing pay. Speaking shortly after 350 firms – including Debenhams, Subway and...
Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can

Can’t afford to intern unpaid? How to compete with graduates who can

YES, YOU CAN GET A GRADUATE JOB WITHOUT WORKING FOR FREE FIRST Despairing because you can’t afford to work for free? Convinced that the best graduate jobs always go to graduates who can afford to do months of unpaid internships? Stop! There IS a way you can...
National Trust internships ARE open to “a wide range of people”, charity insists (despite being unpaid and lasting up to six months)

National Trust internships ARE open to “a wide range of people”, charity insists (despite being unpaid and lasting up to six months)

CHARITY BLASTED FOR ADVERTISING 33 UNPAID, OFFICE-BASED ROLES AIMED AT GRADUATES * OOH! OUR STORY HAS BEEN PICKED UP BY THE TIMES, THE GUARDIAN AND THE DAILY MAIL* The National Trust has insisted that its unpaid internships are not exploitative and are open to...
This internship advert sums up everything that’s wrong with the graduate job market

This internship advert sums up everything that’s wrong with the graduate job market

JUMP THROUGH HOOPS, EARN PENNIES, THEN ORGANISE YOUR OWN LEAVING PARTY (IT WILL “TURBO CHARGE” YOUR CAREER, APPARENTLY) UPDATE: We have friends in high places! PR guru Mark Borkowski has just tweeted that this advert is “not a good look” for...