Malia Obama may have a new job, and she’s not just flipping burgers or restocking a dressing room at Target like other teens. No, Malia may be hard-working, but she’s reportedly got a pretty cushy gig: interning on Girls.
On Thursday, December 18, Comedy Central aired the last-ever episode of The Colbert Report, a series that—after nearly a decade on the air—will go down as one of the finest examples of satire in the history of comedy. This is my eulogy.
Six years after the economy shit the bed, let's check in with the "Boomerang kids." If you guessed "long-term cultural trend" rather than "recessionary blip" sometime back in 2010—ding ding ding! You're a winner! Your prize is this wadded-up copy of the Wall Street Journal full of dead bugs.
Condé Nast has settled their intern lawsuit for an undisclosed sum. We get nothing: no dramatic court depositions, no angry emails, no intel on what kind of cushy lives those who sued will get to lead from now on and definitely no novels that will be eventually be optioned into movies starring Meryl Streep. Sigh.
Interns are a hot topic right now: At Bank of America in London, an intern died after working 72 hours straight. Condé Nast recently decided to stop paying interns. Diddy's record label is being sued by a former intern, who claims she was never paid. And Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization made waves when they…
The typical reaction I receive when I answer the oh-so-common “what are you doing this summer” question: Wide eyes, shock, skepticism, and intrigue. “You’re working in a jail? As an intern? Providing sexual health education? Woah….” The response deems the work itself as it truly is – otherworldly.
Unpaid internships are becoming a more and more sadly prominent fixture in the life of college students and recent college grads. Oftentimes, they feature batshit insane bosses, demeaning tasks, and/or a the gradual deflation of a young individual's dreams. Sometimes they feature office pets who are better treated…
Unpaid internships: the sad fate of scores of millennials who were foolishly led to believe that the four years they spent majoring in Victorian Studies and beer pong would prepare them for the harsh reality of entering the work force. Nearly every person who's ever had to suffer through an intern's daily unpaid…
Now that college-age young women (and men) are getting accustomed to their autumn schedules, it's time for a (perhaps) long-awaited internship announcement.