During his stop in DC to launch Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy, Ross Perlin appeared on The Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss internships with Kojo and his listeners.
They don't just get coffee and make copies. Today, internships are encouraged by most parents and colleges, and exist in almost all industries. But are they the first step on a career path ... or free labor—or both? And what does the intern boom tell us about the values of the American workplace?
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