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
26 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2016
Date Written: 2013
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
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