September 12th, 2016
Episode 613 of 646 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)
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.