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Congressional interns

Most Congressional Interns are White, New Study Reveals

In news that won’t come as a surprise to many, a new study from a D.C.-based advocacy organization, Pay Our Interns has found that most young adults interning in congressional offices are white. In a review of more than 8,500 pages of payroll data tracking interns who had paid positions…

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Abbott’s Internship Program Goes Remote but Remains Engaging During COVID-19

This spring, companies in almost all industries were forced to rescind internship offers and cancel programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But early on, health technology company Abbott (No. 8 on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) decided that its high school and college internship programs were…

Discrimination Laws Do Not Extend To ‘Unpaid’ Interns

By Moses Frenck Photo by Shutterstock It’s a little known fact that interns in the workplace are not protected from discrimination under the law, and some members of Congress are seeking to change that by extending civil rights protections to unpaid interns who work for federal or state governments or…