JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- I've just got to shake my head over this one. People get internships at companies and then after they have the internship, non-paid, they're turning around and filing lawsuits against the company that gave them a chance with an internship saying they were being exploited.
Well let me tell you, internships involve a lot of grunt work. But they're a great path for you learning about the workplace, maybe making some good contacts that will help you find a job.
Yeah, a lot of the work is dull and boring, but it's all about creating opportunity. It's just sour grapes to file a lawsuit like that, because let me tell you the value. Let's take someone that's been out of
work for a while and they go volunteer somewhere.
Do you know a recent study shows that they improve their employability by 27-percent by going out and volunteering? That's right - working for free.
So next time you have an internship, remember the
purpose of it. It is to help you to a bridge, to something better.
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