Uni that advertised Balenciaga “intern sales assistant” role is NOT sorry

Uni that advertised Balenciaga “intern sales assistant” role is NOT sorry

SHOP JOB AT LUXURY FASHION LABEL IS A “LEARNING OPPORTUNITY” FOR OUR STUDENTS, INSISTS UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS The university currently advertising a controversial unpaid “intern sales assistant” position at luxury fashion label Balenciaga...
£4,000 for a dress – yet Balenciaga can’t pay their ‘intern sales assistant’ the minimum wage?

£4,000 for a dress – yet Balenciaga can’t pay their ‘intern sales assistant’ the minimum wage?

“LEARN HOW TO REPLENISH STOCK” FOR TRAVEL EXPENSES ONLY The super-luxe fashion label Balanciaga – a favourite of Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss – has advertised for a “intern sales assistant” to work on the shop floor of their...
Now unpaid internships are winning AWARDS?

Now unpaid internships are winning AWARDS?

SHOCK AS UNPAID, THREE-MONTH PLACEMENT SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS ‘BEST INTERNSHIP’ PRIZE An internship lasting 12 weeks, involving real work and paying only travel and lunch expenses has been awarded the prestigious “Graduate Internship of the Year”...
Unpaid STUDENT internships – the newest way to rip off the young!

Unpaid STUDENT internships – the newest way to rip off the young!

THREE-MONTH UNPAID INTERNSHIPS SHOULD BE PART OF EVERY DEGREE, SAYS NEW REPORT A new report commissioned by the government has shocked students and graduates by suggesting that every university student should complete up to 12 weeks of interning as part of their...
Got a good degree? Great – now go and work in a shop

Got a good degree? Great – now go and work in a shop

A THIRD OF GRADUATES ARE DOING LOW-SKILLED JOBS, NEW RESEARCH REVEALS The number of recent graduates employed in low-skilled jobs — including retail assistants, cleaners, hotel porters and machine operatives — has hit a ten-year high, according to new...
Graduates as likely to be jobless as school leavers with just one GCSE

Graduates as likely to be jobless as school leavers with just one GCSE

IN BOTH GROUPS, ONE IN FOUR IS LOOKING FOR WORK A 21-year-old graduate now has the same change of being out of work as a 16-year-old school leaver with one GCSE, according to new stats released today. While the figures are unlikely to cheer job-seeking graduates, we...