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Interns: Work with a Mentor… Not for a Boss


The blogosphere constantly swirls with internship-related debates: Are internships “slave labor”? Paid or Unpaid? Which is better: Virtual or In-office internships? Internships vs. Entry-level Jobs.

Even after seeing thousands of internship postings pass through YouTern – until we thoroughly understood your goals and current issues we wouldn’t advise one way or another on any of these decision points.

However, there is one piece of advice we give everyone – regardless of career choice, financial situation, or any other criteria:

As an intern, you MUST choose a mentor-based internship. Here’s why:   

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