How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job?

How do I turn my unpaid internship into a paid job?

TIRED OF WORKING FOR FREE? GET TOUGH – OR GET OUT OF THERE Working for free – and running out of cash, fast? You’re not alone. In a graduate job market as tough as today’s, thousands of graduates are finding themselves working for free...
Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert

Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert

NO WAGES, NO OFFICE AND NO PROFIT – ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE RUNNING A BUSINESS, GUYS? At Graduate Fog, we see a lot of adverts for unpaid internships. They all make our blood boil – that’s why we’ve named and shamed dozens of employers in the...
Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

Top actor slams ‘intern culture’ pricing young people out of the arts

“TOO MANY ARE NOT BEING PAID”, SAYS DAVID MORRISSEY Struggling to break into the creative industries because you can’t afford to work for free? At last, we have some good news: one of Britain’s most respected actors is championing your cause....
Are exhausted Oxfam interns really ‘volunteers’?

Are exhausted Oxfam interns really ‘volunteers’?

GRADS WORK LATE-NIGHT BAR SHIFTS TO FUND UNPAID CHARITY PLACEMENTS * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * Interns are coming in to work at Oxfam exhausted after working multiple jobs — including late-night bar work and weekend shifts — in order to fund their unpaid...
Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

Does Beyonce really pay her interns in Pepsi and selfies?

ADVERT ASKS APPLICANTS TO COMPILE OFFICIAL BLUE IVY BABY BOOK AND SCOUR INTERNET FOR UNFLATTERING PHOTOS AND REQUEST THEIR REMOVAL An advert has appeared in which the global superstar and multimillionaire Beyonce Knowles appears to be looking for unpaid summer...
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…...
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...
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...