Behold! Interns Anoymous and Judgement Productions present a short but sweet documentary on internships.

In a series of interviews, interns talk about their highs and lows, how they afford to work for free, the ways in which internships restrict social mobility and alternative systems to those that operate in the UK.

 

3 Responses to “Documentary”


  1. 1 Matt H 04/03/2009 at 5:08 pm

    I’m glad to see this website. I graduated last year, and I cannot believe that it is expected, demanded even, that I work unpaid before getting a ‘proper’ job. I’m not a naive graduate who expected to walk into any job, but I equally did not expect my degree to appear so worthless to employers. It’s common sense that you get what you pay for in life, and when employers won’t pay (yet expect people to work full time jobs) they have to expect half-arsed staff putting in the minimum. Treat me fairly (ie. pay me a wage, doesn’t have to be great, I’m not greedy) and the effort I put in will be reciprocal.

    Unfortunately all this is the result of too many graduates chasing too few jobs. A badly managed education policy of successive governments. Keen to push kids off to university with no long term plan for us afterwards. Employers know this and exploit the situation.

  2. 2 Mark 07/02/2009 at 1:46 pm

    Seems like a good idea - can you tell me more about the doc though?

    • 3 internsanonymous 07/21/2009 at 6:31 pm

      It is going to be a short campaigning film, we will use it to get press interest, spread the word, inspire comment, create a buzz…and will then look to develop a longer more detailed piece pending funds


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