The following information is information to assist you in preparing for internship and job opportunities.
When looking for internships and volunteer positions to benefit your career, remember that in the United States the Department of Labor has guidelines to protect student interns.
Several articles have been published on the topic:
The Great Intern Debate by Allie Grasgreen, Inside Higher Ed
US Labor Department Releases New Rules for ‘Educational’ Internships by Sara Lipka, Chronical of Higher Education
Is Your Unpaid Internship Legal? by Jenna Johnson, Washington Post
Unpaid Internship Regulations: US Department of Labor Releases New Criteria by Leah Finnegan, Huffington Post
Labor and Unemployment Law Blog: Unpaid Internships-Common but Illegal
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