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Interns are a key feature of the modern workplace. Interns are a key feature of the modern workplace. flickr/Drew Leavy

Internships and real world politics

The Education Office of the Western Australian State Parliament introduces students to the “real world” of politics and policy making though an internship program. The parliamentary internship looks a…
An internship at The Herald Sun is not for everyone. An internship at The Herald Sun is not for everyone. AAP/Joe Castro

Herald Sun intern debacle is a hard lesson in newsroom culture

The fury unleashed on a young Melbourne University student for writing about her internship at Australia’s biggest selling newspaper provides lessons for us all. For those at the Herald Sun, it should…
Interns should be more than just coffe-gophers … shouldn’t they? Interns should be more than just coffe-gophers … shouldn’t they? flickr/happydog

For love not money: interns and the modern workplace

Last week Reuters reported a former intern at Harper’s Bazaar is suing the magazine’s publisher, Hearst Corporation, saying her internship violated US labour laws because it was unpaid. The intern, who…