Minimum Wage Bad Idea, Says Unpaid Intern

Should internships be paid? Shouldn't even the lowliest intern get at least minimum wage? No, says someone who recently took four internships where he was unpaid. He was richly compensated, he says, in other ways. In one job he learned how to work the office copier. In another, he got a 30-day Metrocard good for travel on New York City's subway. "I thought, isn't that nice?" says Steve Cohen. "It was more of a surprise to me than if I'd been entitled to it." From another unpaid gig he got a...Full Story
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