Marquette Wire

Unpaid internships could be more trouble than benefit

Melanie Lawder

April 9, 2013

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

With summer looming, the internship application season is in full swing as Marquette students scramble to send out their cover letters and seize a position they can use to gain work experience. In this process, students may have...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Start paying the unpaid interns

April 8, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

As more employers post unpaid internships, and students scoop them up like golden tickets, unpaid internships are increasingly looking like slave labor. Large numbers of highly skilled applicants are vying for internships requiring...