Today, college students and graduates are finding it more difficult than ever to find employment. For young job seekers having a difficult time finding paid opportunities, an unpaid internship can appear like the perfect solution. Unpaid or paid internships can provide young professionals with their first step toward entering the industry or occupation…

    A 2013 report found that over half of all companies are unwilling to hire workers without any experience. Because so many young adults are now going to college, it is becoming more and more necessary to receive work experience, in addition to obtaining a degree. For most, this comes in the form of…

    The proliferation of unpaid summer internships has, in recent years, become a hot topic. Unpaid internships have received scathing criticism in the public sphere and even had their legality taken up as a topic in the courtroom. Yet despite their unpopularity in theory, they still widely remain a reality in this country. But…

Participating in AFW’s fellowship program has been immensely rewarding. I was able to expand my skills while diving into experiences I wanted to build before but did not have a chance to. Gene Burin Winter 2014 Fellow An internship is a popular way to gain valuable experience, make connections and attempt to get a proverbial…

Ordinarily, if you’re rubbing elbows in the office with congressman, political economists and other influential thinkers, your office is probably on Capitol Hill. In truth, Danyoung Kim doesn’t work on the Hill itself, but she’s not far. And given the cast of people she encounters on a daily basis, it might be easy to mistake…

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