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Thursday, May 29, 2014

internships jobs at ESPN

Who doesn’t want to work long hours for no money?

Jim Furtado Posted: May 29, 2014 at 07:03 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: jobs, you won't get paid

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   1. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: May 29, 2014 at 09:22 AM (#4715177)
The Free Hugs With Harold perk has moved from ESPN to MLB Network.
   2. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: May 29, 2014 at 01:03 PM (#4715380)
One of my friends took one of those jobs right out of college, and now he's built a very successful career for himself at ESPN.
   3. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: May 29, 2014 at 01:48 PM (#4715414)
Back when I was a TV sports producer, absolutely nothing made my life easier than having a really good intern. When we had a competent, reliable intern, we went out of our way to help him/her get a job after school.

90% of the time, the interns were trainwrecks who made our jobs harder than they already were. But the ones who are reliable, consistent, and talented - if we couldn't hire them, we did our best to get someone to do so.

Internships are valuable. It sucks to work for free, but people notice the good ones.
   4. PreservedFish Posted: May 29, 2014 at 03:09 PM (#4715537)
Internships are valuable. It sucks to work for free, but people notice the good ones.


Careful. A while ago we had an internship thread and several primates basically equated the practice to slavery.
   5. Flynn Posted: May 29, 2014 at 03:12 PM (#4715541)
Why not? Literally all of what 3 just said would still be true if minimum wage was paid.
   6. PreservedFish Posted: May 29, 2014 at 03:28 PM (#4715574)
It's happening again!
   7. Renegade JE (((Jason))) Posted: May 29, 2014 at 05:31 PM (#4715697)
It's happening again!

Won't somebody please think of ESPN's shareholders?
   8. gef, more dangerous than a monkey w/ a razor blade Posted: May 29, 2014 at 05:35 PM (#4715700)
My cheap-ass newspaper in Little Rock always paid our summer interns, presumably minimum wage, even back when it was really, scandalously cheap-ass. (The apparently cheaper-ass daily here in Montgomery, despite being bankrolled by Gannett, did not.)
   9. Balkroth Posted: May 29, 2014 at 06:33 PM (#4715735)
My internships were always paid, and quite well at at that. Then again it was engineering stuff, and I guess that tends to be a bit differentthan other fields.

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