U.S. Dept. of Labor set criteria for unpaid internships last year.
Do you know what they are?
Due to complaints about internships for students and gradsduties from sweeping floors to wiping door handleshardly considered valid internships, these standards are welcome relief. But will these new standards hinder those wanting experience?
The Chronicle of Higher Education has fears that the criteria set by the Department of Labor will severely limit internship opportunities. Judge for yourself…
The following six criteria are from the U.S. Department of Labors website: