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"I have a lot of gay stuff to do."

In response to India's Supreme Court re-affirming an anti-gay law, the comic strip Dilbert has announced that Asok the Intern is officially gay. Of course it's not the first time that a comic character has come out.
posted by graymouser on Feb 7, 2014 - 130 comments

 

What to do with the freebie heebie jeebies

What to say when you're asked to work for free.
posted by storybored on Jan 6, 2014 - 63 comments

A priest, a dominatrix and a brain surgeon walk into a bar

Fifteen people summarise their jobs
posted by hoyland on Mar 24, 2013 - 65 comments

Getting an intern is so hot right now. It’s also bullshit 99% of the time.

Why Unpaid Internships are Bullshit.
posted by dunkadunc on Jul 6, 2011 - 154 comments

A fair day's wage for a fair day's work

"People who work for free are far hungrier than anybody who has a salary, so they're going to outperform, they're going to try to please, they're going to be creative," says Kelly Fallis, chief executive of Remote Stylist, a Toronto and New York-based startup that provides Web-based interior design services. "From a cost savings perspective, to get something off the ground, it's huge. Especially if you're a small business." In the last three years, Fallis has used about 50 unpaid interns for duties in marketing, editorial, advertising, sales, account management and public relations. She's convinced it's the wave of the future in human resources. "Ten years from now, this is going to be the norm," she says.
posted by Slap*Happy on Mar 26, 2011 - 234 comments

The intern

A parody [video] of The Office first earned a high school student a visit to the set of the show and then an internship.
posted by meech on Feb 3, 2007 - 18 comments

Sony uses interns to promote its artists on blogs

Out of touch with today's 'yoof'? Fire your marketing team and get interns to do it for free. Sony's cynicism knows no bounds as they pollute the blogosphere with intern-generated progaganda for their artists, hot on the tails of launching their gay record label, to better plunder the pink pound. It's a shame they couldn't take the lead from the other parties burnt in the rootkit scandal and promise more transparency.
posted by NailsTheCat on Feb 15, 2006 - 41 comments

20-year-old draws the line

Intern : I was told to mislead the FBI. Yet another good looking young woman finds her beauty has landed her in a tough spot. How many young people working as interns will be forced to suffer embarrassment as a result of the misconduct of their employers?
posted by sheauga on Jan 23, 2003 - 32 comments

Muslim congressional intern removed from White House

Muslim congressional intern removed from White House During a meeting between Muslim community leaders and the White House office of faith-based initiatives, too. Random administrative error, or religious profiling?
posted by Gilbert on Jun 29, 2001 - 19 comments

Condit says he broke off close friendship with Levy 2 days before she disappeared; says she became distraught and obsessive.

Condit says he broke off close friendship with Levy 2 days before she disappeared; says she became distraught and obsessive. Sorry to revisit the Chandra issue, but it seems that Congressman Condit is becoming guiltier by the day. (Of stupidity, at the very least -- if not something more sinister.)
posted by jennak on Jun 28, 2001 - 38 comments

And you thought it wasn't over. The original intern, Gennifer Flowers, has a Web site hocking merchandise and her particular point of view. She even bridges the gap between the scandals and sells an Official Gennifer Flowers El Presidente cigar!
posted by tdecius on Aug 28, 1999 - 0 comments

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