Meet the Intern: Bryant Larson

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.

Meet the Fellow: Sukhpreet Grewal

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

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POI speaks to CNBC on why more than 40% of interns are still unpaid

POI speaks to CNBC on why more than 40% of interns are still unpaid

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

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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

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Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities

Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14th, 2021 CONTACT Regina Monge regina@payourinterns.org 786-488-6344 Pay Our Interns Announces FY22 Congressional Priorities Equitable Internship Initiatives Gain Momentum on the Hill Washington, D.C. —  Today, Pay Our Interns announces its congressional priorities for equitable internship programming on Capitol Hill. In 2018, Pay Our Interns successfully pushed Congress to allocate funds towards paid internships on the Hill, helping to secure over $48 million to date.   “The support

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