The class ceiling

How unpaid internships are strengthening socio-economic divides – and hurting business
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2015

Note: This is part one of a two-part report on interns. Part one takes a look at the business of unpaid internships, while part two will examine the bigger picture and corporate social responsibility implications. 


It was a muddy night for David Hyde. The 22-year-old was forced to set up camp in less-than-desirable weather after a storm soaked his usual campsite, he explained to a reporter from a Swiss newspaper following his story.