internships http://wfae.org en Nick de la Canal: From Boxers To Briefcase http://wfae.org/post/nick-de-la-canal-boxers-briefcase <p>Meet Nick de la Canal, WFAE's newsroom intern, whose path to public radio started with a graduation prank that had... unanticipated consequences.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159683299&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:41:42 +0000 Katie Herzog 55342 at http://wfae.org The Internship Economy http://wfae.org/post/internship-economy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An internship has long been considered the key to employment. In 2012, 60 percent of college graduates who took part in a paid internship received at least one job offer. Thirty-seven percent of graduates who took unpaid internships received job offers. But, surprisingly, 36 percent of graduates who didn't participate in any type of internship received job offers. That’s a small difference for a lot more, unpaid work. Are unpaid internships worth it? Under what circumstances should interns be paid? Do unpaid internships comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act? We discuss the internship economy, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 32845 at http://wfae.org The Internship Economy