Exclusive: Budding Talents Recruitment charges "poor, hungry and driven" people up to $1,870 for unpaid internship placements — and inadvertently rang the Australian Council of Trade Unions to offer their services.
The investment bank has been modifying its programs for young employees.
Yes fellow intern, you're not alone.
Employment minister Michaelia Cash said the government has had 1,200 young people "go through" the program. In fact, that just happens to be how many jobs had been advertised.
And that has people worried.
"They're like the Mean Girls of the media world."
"You'll change a life."
You can't pay rent with all that valuable life experience you're earning.
"Do everything you can in those four years!"
Peter the intern needs a nickname right now.
Most students who want experience at the BBC have to apply through a tedious and competitive online process, but some staff members appear to be bypassing this. Update: The BBC listings have now been taken down.
Ed Miliband said he would stop work experience placements lasting longer than four weeks.
And people wonder why millennials aren't buying houses and cars.
Intern life is the roughest life.
Either you have already been there or you will be soon. Isn’t it the same for all of us?
Because twenty-something malaise can only be expressed graphically.
Perhaps we're all a little more Generation Y than we'd like to admit.
The video intern was to get paid in school credit. The listing raised eyebrows after the newspaper's editorial board criticized the practice, BuzzFeed noted Wednesday.
The newspaper posted an ad for a video intern who will get paid in school credit but criticized the practice in an editorial published Sunday.
I got 99 problems and being an unpaid, underappreciated, and overeducated intern is the worst one.
If we don't figure this out, creative industries are going to wither and die.
Former interns at tech companies fess up on Quora about the disasters they caused Apparently, interns love accidentally unplugging things.
Now hiring for a part-time minionship.
Intern culture is getting out of control. Time to claim the money back.
Conversations with former interns reveal their role was a strange one that will be unique to fill. A director allegedly offered a room of unpaid interns $100 to whoever could come up with “a good idea” on the spot.
Because real life isn't the cafeteria, sorority formals, or Communications 101.
"They've been caught out behaving badly, so they're having a tantrum. Today, Condé Nast threw their toys out of the pram," Fair Pay Campaign founder Mikey Franklin says.
May the force of a good employer recommendation be with you, young Padawan. Life after college is hard.
"I've always had interns to work for free, and I worked for free."
Welcome to the roller coaster of emotions.
Internship promised "inside knowledge of just how the UN really operates and have tremendous opportunities to make invaluable connections."
Now that he's conquered the auto-tune singing world, Kanye's thinking about giving fashion a shot.