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Are unpaid internships a form of exploitation?

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Poll Results: 2,865 votes
53%
Yes.
 
24%
No.
 
20%
I'm not sure.
 
3%
Other
 


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Megan E.
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 3:21 PM


Unsure. I had an unpaid internship. In turn, I did earn credits. But I was also paying for those credits. Hence, I was paying to have an internship. Unfair? Probably.

Christine V.
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 9:30 AM


Depends

Catman P.
Saturday July 12, 2014, 8:37 AM


yes

Dave C.
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 7:53 PM


maybe in some cases.....there are few absolutes in life, but in many cases no....its about experience and meeting people doing that work.....

Panchali Yapa
Tuesday June 24, 2014, 11:39 AM


Voted

Ashley heffner
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:12 PM


Yeah, they are.

Ashley heffner
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:12 PM


For the most part, I would say...

Rhonda B.
Monday March 31, 2014, 6:08 AM


Yes

Natasha Salgado
Monday March 24, 2014, 9:49 AM


Absolutely

Brad Hunter
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:19 AM


yes



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