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Unpaid Interns, What's The Most Ridiculous Thing You've Been Asked To Do?

Nothing quite like an unpaid internship that requires 10 years of work experience.

Unpaid internships supposedly exist to give students and/or recent graduates professional work experience and a ~leg up~.

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Of course, the reality is unpaid internships are just veiled ways for companies (who most of the time COULD offer a salary) to get free labor.

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What's worse is that, on top of this, unpaid interns are often also asked to do RIDICULOUS things for this supposed ~work experience~. And if you're one of those people, we want to hear from you!

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Like, maybe your "experience" consisted of doing really stupid things like running personal errands for your boss.

*walks into internship* "Wait, don't take your coat off. You need to go pick up dry cleaning"

Twitter: @c___andra

Or perhaps you were asked to work full-time (or overtime!!!), just like all the salaried employees, but for zero pay?

unpaid internships blow me. You want me to spend 10 weeks in a city that I’m not domiciled in, work 40hrs a week, and not get paid?how am I suppose to survive?on air and tears?

Twitter: @dijonay_d

Heck, maybe you were even asked to ALREADY HAVE EXPERIENCE for an internship that's supposed to give you said experience?!

I’ve been checking out entry level jobs online to see what millennials are talking about. It’s insane! Companies want 3-5 years experience for entry level job, real jobs are offered as unpaid internships. My favorite: unpaid internship requiring 10 years of industry experience.

Twitter: @kurteichenwald

Whatever the ridiculous thing was that you were asked to do at your internship, we want to know! Tell us your story in the comments below to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.