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...
Top chef Aldo Zilli seeks unpaid intern (and they have to buy their own lunch)

Top chef Aldo Zilli seeks unpaid intern (and they have to buy their own lunch)

WE REPORT ‘ZILLI MEDIA’ TO OFFICIALS FOR INTERNSHIP THAT DOESN’T EVEN PAY EXPENSES * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE! * Newsflash, Wed 5 Feb, 4.15pm – the advert has been taken down! No comment from Zilli yet – will keep you posted…...
Is anyone else getting annoyed about long, unpaid student ‘work placements’?

Is anyone else getting annoyed about long, unpaid student ‘work placements’?

THOUSANDS PAYING TUITION FEES TO GO OUT AND WORK FOR NOTHING Did you work for free as part of your degree course? Graduate Fog is receiving a growing number of complaints from students who feel the work placements they are doing as part of their course are too long,...
“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,...
Is Simon Cowell hiring unpaid interns AGAIN?

Is Simon Cowell hiring unpaid interns AGAIN?

MUSIC MOGUL’S PEOPLE ASK TO SPEAK TO US “OFF THE RECORD” AFTER TOUTING FOR MULTIPLE “KEEN AS MUSTARD” INTERNS, PAYING EXPENSES ONLY ** ANOTHER GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE ** Simon Cowell has been caught up in another row about his...
Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

UNPAID INTERNS NO MORE LIKELY TO GET PAID JOBS THAN THOSE WHO DON’T BOTHER OR CAN’T AFFORD IT If you’re going to do an internship, make sure that it’s paid. Graduates who do unpaid internships are no more likely to find a paid, permanent job...
Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

PLACEMENTS “EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL” AT HELPING YOUNG INTO PAID JOBS (AS LONG AS YOU CAN WORK FOR FREE FIRST) The fashion and media empire Vice has proudly claimed that its unpaid “work experience” placements are “extremely successful”...