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What are the implications when internships go to the highest bidder?
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/18/2015

Note: This is the second part of a two-part report on interns by Canadian HR Reporter. Part one took a look at the business of unpaid internships, while part two examines the bigger picture and corporate social responsibility implications. 


Every job has its number. For one particular stint at the United Nations, the number was $22,000; for work with DefJam Records co-founder Russell Simmons and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, the number was $85,000.