Should long unpaid internships be banned?

Should long unpaid internships be banned?

72% of people think unpaid internships that last more than four weeks should be banned, according to a new survey.

Work experience is a crucial part of building your career – but if you’re not getting paid, it can be tough to afford. The Social Mobility Commission, which organized the poll, says that unpaid internships shouldn’t be allowed because they give an unfair advantage to people who can afford them.

Luckily, there are still ways to get work experience if you can’t afford to work for nothing. Try our guide to finding work experience, and find out how to afford a placement if it’s unpaid or low-paid.
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