Job Training http://wfae.org en 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 Helping The Unemployed Learn On The Job http://wfae.org/post/helping-unemployed-learn-job <p>Sheila Hemphill is a grant specialist with Charlotte Works. She interacts with a lot of job seekers – including many who have been unemployed for a very long time.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:25:05 +0000 Person: Tasnim Shamma 13401 at http://wfae.org