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Re: [tlug] From an enthusiast TLUG follower

Curt J. Sampson writes:
 > On 2020-08-25 19:34 +0800 (Tue), Raymond Wan wrote:
 > > A potential intern usually would answer by saying it's "free labour" for
 > > them...and that is furthest from the truth.
 > Would they?

Not on my (US/Europe) Twitter, they don't.  (Except for Senate pages
and law clerks, but I mute those convos.  Does anybody feel sorry for
lawyers? ;-)  What they do say is that unpaid or nominal pay
internships mean that poor students can't take them.

I think that's a much bigger problem because I'm seeing a lot of smart
people looking for work and getting lost in the flood of resumes.  The
connection is that internships help you to generate personal
connections that will eventually get you jobs.  The bias that unpaid
internships create is a problem, I think.

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