Perspective: Interns in the broadcast industry

By MixDex Article may include affiliate links

Summer concludes soon, and with it, college students will return from their summer internships back to colleges and universities. I think a lot about interns and internships — I enjoy writing about economic issues as they affect labor. In other words, issues that matter to people like me. My interest centers around one main question: Why are internships still a thing? Immediately other questions pop into mind. Who do internships benefit? What exactly do the interns get out of the experience? Is there a place in this industry for interns at all? Has anyone ever stopped examine any of this?

Read full story »