We’re expanding our Friday posts to include POI resources for interns! Across our social media platforms and the website, we’ll be posting blog posts, job tips and more, almost every Friday. Today’s post starts on Instagram, and it’s a carousel of tips on how to write your perfect cover letter. Click through to learn more!
On September 9th, POI’s Executive Director Carlos Mark Vera and Federal Affairs Manager Habiba Mohamed, spoke at the First Branch Intern Project’s 2021 Internapalooza. You can catch his keynote in its entirety in our YouTube video.
Bryant Larson is a junior at U.C. Berkeley, studying International Relations and Farsi.
Previously, he attended Irvine Valley College, where he served as President of the school’s nationally-ranked Model United Nations team.
For our Meet the Intern/Fellow series this week, meet our summer research fellow, Sukhpreet Grewal! Name: Sukhpreet Grewal Pronouns: she/her/hers School: (if applicable) Bachelors of Social Work at University of Albany Currently attending Stony Brook for Masters in Higher Education Administration Can you tell us a little bit about the work you’ve been developing as a Fellow? The work I’ve been doing with the Pay Our Interns team has been extensive and
Pay Our Interns Executive Director Carlos Mark Vera spoke to CNBC’s Make It on his experiences as an unpaid intern, as they examine why 40% of interns are still unpaid. “For many young workers, an internship offers their first taste of the “real world,” and many interns take home a very real paycheck of $0. According to a recent survey of 267 employers (including big-name companies such as Adidas, Dell and Wells
Development intern Julia Cheng reflects on their summer internship with Pay Our Interns, and their work on National Intern Day.
As summer internships and fellowships begin winding down, we’ve asked some of our POI interns and fellows to reflect on their time with the organization. Thank you to all for participating! I joined Pay Our Interns from June to August as a Development Intern. As part of the Development Team, there were regular tasks that I kept up with, but the amount of flexibility and freedom afforded to me by
Ending unpaid internships means ending unpaid internships for *all* sectors. We’ve been working with Rep. Castro and Rep. Lee to end unpaid internships at federal agencies, including making sure State Department interns are paid. Thank you to NowThis for covering!
In honor of National Intern Day, Pay Our Intern’s Executive Director Carlos Mark Vera, spoke to NBC News Now to discuss the evolution of paid internships on Capitol Hill, and why Pay Our Interns is focusing on the Department of Labor next.
Pay Our Interns Calls on Department of Labor to End Unpaid Internships and Form Internship Task Force
Pay Our Interns Calls on Department of Labor to End Unpaid Internships and Form Internship Task Force.
A push for paid internships in nonprofits, federal government to boost Latino opportunity