Making the Most of an Unpaid Internship

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By Robin Reshwan

To pay or not to pay your college intern? That question has received a lot of media and legal attention these past couple years. Like most things in life – the issue is not a simple black-and-white equation where an unpaid internship = bad and a paid one = good. While being paid is ALWAYS more desirable, internships are meant to be learning experiences, first and foremost.

Here are some tips for discerning between good and bad unpaid internships and making the most of the one you have.