Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy

Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy

Ross Perlin


hundreds of thousands of younger people—and more and more a few not-so-young people—now paintings as interns. They famously go back and forth espresso in 1000 journal workplaces, legislative backrooms, and Hollywood studios, yet additionally they bring reduction in Afghanistan, map the human genome, and decide up rubbish. Intern Nation is the 1st exposé of the exploitative global of internships. during this witty, fantastic, and severe investigative paintings, Ross Perlin profiles fellow interns, talks to teachers and execs approximately what unleashed this phenomenon, and explains why the intern growth is perverting place of work practices round the world.

The hardcover ebook of this publication prompted a torrent of media assurance within the US and united kingdom, and Perlin has further a completely new afterword describing the growing to be specialise in this woefully underreported tale. Insightful and funny, Intern Nation will remodel the best way we predict in regards to the tradition of labor.

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