The Unpaid Internship: a Stepping Stone to a Successful Career or the Stumbling Block of an Illegal Enterprise? Finding the Right Balance between Worker Autonomy and Worker Protection

Nevada Law Journal, 14:1, 185-209, Fall 2013

Pace University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/04

26 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2016

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Jessica Magaldi

Pace University

Olha Kolisnyk

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

This article explores the internship relationship, with a focus on unpaid internships in white-collar industries; recommends the appropriate balance between worker autonomy and worker protection with respect to internships; and suggests a structure for internship programs to provide more beneficial, fulfilling, and balanced experiences for interns.

Keywords: employment law, internships, public policy

Suggested Citation

Magaldi, Jessica and Kolisnyk, Olha, The Unpaid Internship: a Stepping Stone to a Successful Career or the Stumbling Block of an Illegal Enterprise? Finding the Right Balance between Worker Autonomy and Worker Protection (2013). Nevada Law Journal, 14:1, 185-209, Fall 2013; Pace University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/04. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2738356

Jessica Magaldi (Contact Author)

Pace University ( email )

One Pace Plaza
New York, NY New York 10038
United States

Olha Kolisnyk

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Washington, DC
United States

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