Report on Intern Rights Advocacy in 2013-2014

  • Intern Labor Rights
Keywords: interns, internships, activism, wages, labour


2013-2014 was a milestone for intern rights, with significant accomplishments in the fight to have interns recognized as employees with rights to both pay and workplace protections reviews activist efforts to bring an end to the precarious position of unpaid and underpaid interns in the United States, from the work of the advocacy group Intern Labor Rights and other organizations, to efforts on the judicial and legislative levels. We highlight the movement’s accomplishments in 2013-14 and look forward to the goals it hopes to attain in the near future, all the while contextualizing this is- sue within the larger framework of national labour and wage movements.

Interrogating Internships: Intern Labour Activism