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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14th, 2021 CONTACT Regina Monge firstname.lastname@example.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
Call to Action: President Biden Should Fund Internships Across Federal Agencies
PRESS CONTACTRegina Mongueregina@payourinterns.org202-670-7783 Pay Our Interns: It’s Time to End Unpaid Work An outcry of support on Twitter can lead to economic justice Washington, DC–Today, unpaid internships began trending on Twitter with more than 60,000 tweets posted, and many people reflecting on the economic burden of their unpaid internship experience. Internships are an essential path to the workforce for millions of students, but when those opportunities are unpaid, studies have