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Subject:Re: Writing internships? From:"Richard T. Glenner" <rtglennr -at- ONRAMP -dot- NET> Date:Wed, 29 Nov 1995 14:27:05 -0600
Jason asks re his brother, intern tech writer: <snip>
>Is it a common practice for writing-based internships to be unpaid? Has =
>successfully sidestepped this policy?
I used to hire engineering students for internships before I started my =
own consulting business. There are two approaches your brother can =
Contact the appropriate department at the College. Your brother should =
get his name on the list for a work internship.
Since, companies rarely advertise for interns, he should contact the =
types of companies that he would like to work for and sell them on using =
his talents at slightly above minimum wage as a part time student =
intern. Small and medium size companies are the most likely to hire. =
He should try to talk to a department head for his area of interest.
Hope this helps. If you need more information, send me a e-mail or call.
Glenner, (Richard T. Glenner & Associates) 713-583-8765, E-mail to: =
rtglennr -at- onramp -dot- net