"Particularly in some rock-star professions, film and TV and publishing and media, companies are pushing the envelope to see how much they can get out of young people for how low a stipend or salary."


Ross Perlin, author of Intern Nation: How To Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy, in Teddy Wayne’s New York Times article "The No-Limits Job." 

Funny (not ha ha): last night at a party, I was talking about how women in their twenties keep the wheels of book publishing turning, and for shameful pittances. Let’s change this, please. Cultural street cred does not bring home the soy or bacon.

  1. mrmullin said: I liked that article for the part where they said we work in a rock star profession.
  2. harperperennial said: Someone called me a 22-22-22 the other day.
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