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The Employment Law Rights of Student Interns

44 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2008  

David C. Yamada

Suffolk University Law School

Date Written: 2002


Large and growing numbers of post-secondary students are working in internships for little or no pay, often while giving up the legal rights of most employees. This article examines the employment law rights of student interns, especially with regard to minimum wage standards and discrimination law.

Keywords: Student interns, contingent workforce, minimum wage, labor standards, sexual harassment

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Yamada, David C., The Employment Law Rights of Student Interns (2002). Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 215, 2002; Suffolk University Law School Research Paper. Available at SSRN:

David C. Yamada (Contact Author)

Suffolk University Law School ( email )

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Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States

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