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Should unpaid internships be banned?
There are more effective methods to deal with the problems of unpaid internships than a ban.
Governments could ensure that citizens who are
not working paid jobs
are entitled to state-funded income.
Governments could introduce regulations to ensure that unpaid interns are entitled to the same rights as employees in relation to discrimination, harassment and working conditions.
the length of unpaid internships.
Governments could require universities to offer paid work placements
to all undergraduate students
as part of their degrees. These placements could be required to fit around students' studies.