Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

FASHION BRAND OFFERS HALF THE GOING RATE FOR POSITION DESCRIBED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * A minimum wage ‘reception internship’ advertised by a luxury fashion brand should have paid £22-28,000, according to recruitment experts. Suspicions are growing that...
Hey, Christian Dior — what’s a ‘reception internship’?

Hey, Christian Dior — what’s a ‘reception internship’?

LUXURY BRAND BLAMES ‘BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS’ FOR LOW-PAID ROLE AT KNIGHTSBRIDGE HQ * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * * STORY PICKED UP BY THE HUFFINGTON POST! * One of the world’s most exclusive and expensive luxury fashion brands has advertised a six-month...
Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

GRADUATE FOG KICKS OFF ‘SHAME INTERN SCROOGES’ CAMPAIGN * WANT US TO KEEP YOU UPDATED? LIKE US ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW US ON TWITTER! * Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? If not, we suggest you walk straight past JOY – the high street gift and...
£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...
Gotcha! River Island slips up as intern posts diary of “unpaid” placement

Gotcha! River Island slips up as intern posts diary of “unpaid” placement

NEW EVIDENCE FORCES CHAIN TO BREAK THEIR SILENCE OVER POLICY ON INTERNSHIPS River Island has been forced to respond to our questions about their policy on internships after a former intern posted a diary of an internship with the retailer on a blog — and...