September 12th, 2016
Episode 613 of 770 episodes
Are work placements great opportunities or just an excuse to exploit young workers? Manuela Saragosa hears both sides of the argument. Author Ross Perlin recounts some of the demeaning tasks handed down to the interns he documented in his book, while Diana Furchtgott-Roth, a former chief economist of the US Department of Labor, argues that internships cannot be that bad or nobody would do them. Plus, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times on why emailing while on holiday is so last decade. (Picture: Intern handing over a cup of tea; Credit: KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Thinkstock)
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