Archive for the ‘Internship Experience’ Category

I recently moved from Tuscaloosa, AL to finish up my graduate degree.  I admit I wasn’t too thrilled about it. The apartment hunt was by far more stressful than the tons of papers I’ve written and academic studies I’ve read this year.  This summer, I will be working as an entertainment reporter/intern for a newspaper. (more…)

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Unpaid Internship?  I Think Not.

It’s no secret.  To get anywhere in journalism or fashion, you have to intern.  Most of the time, you’re doing it for free.  I have six under my belt, all unpaid.  What may surprise you is that I’d do it all over again for free. Hey, we all have to crawl before we walk!   So, with all the drama about the Hearst and Harper’s Bazaar suit on unpaid interns, I thought I’d share thoughts on the pros and cons of working for free. (more…)