Being an Intern

Being an Intern is a bit of a controversial subject at the moment.

It's something I hadn't thought I would end up doing after leaving uni but wrongly or rightly they are becoming more common. Personally, I know I'm very lucky to be in the position of having family in Glasgow and having my parents to help out. Otherwise I would be trying to find many smaller placements punctuated by bar jobs.

Here are some interesting articles about being an intern and pay. These are particularly relevant to graduates who are working for big companies who can afford to pay them. I think interning at a charity is different. I see it as a donation and in return I get experience and free training.

Interns 'should be paid £2.50-an-hour training wage'

The Eternal Intern? No Thanks

When internships pay off


Interns Anonymous



The Publishing Intern