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[liberationtech] Internships available at leading Palo Alto tech startup

Jillian C. York jilliancyork at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 11:49:53 PST 2013


Right - but in the context of this list, where there are lots of nonprofit
folks, your initial statement was incredibly unclear.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Greg Norcie <greg at norcie.com> wrote:

> Unpaid internships where you are not receiving college credit are
> generally illegal, unless the business is "training" you and not
> receiving an economic benefit. This is not generally true for a vast
> majority of unpaid internships.
>
> --
> Greg Norcie (greg at norcie.com)
> GPG key: 0x1B873635
>
> On 2/22/13 2:20 PM, Jillian C. York wrote:
> > Unpaid internships are not universally illegal, and how does it help
> > anyone to spread untruths like that?
> >
> > I'm not saying I'm in favor of them (I'm not), but a quick Google search
> > shows you're wrong in most US states.
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Greg Norcie <greg at norcie.com
> > <mailto:greg at norcie.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Unpaid internships are illegal actually. Unless receiving course
> credit
> >     from a university  - then they're just morally unsound :)
> >
> >     --
> >     Greg Norcie (greg at norcie.com <mailto:greg at norcie.com>)
> >     GPG key: 0x1B873635
> >
> >     On 2/22/13 10:16 AM, Q. Parker wrote:
> >     > A list enumerating some items which make this post objectionable:
> >     >
> >     > 1) Unpaid internships are wrong on a number of levels.
> >     >
> >     > 2) This is data-mining/graph analysis for spam.
> >     >
> >     > 3) "Quirky" should be a qualification for employment only for
> >     clinical trials.
> >     >
> >     > 4) The only thing this work will liberate is the will to live from
> >     fresh-faced recent grads.
> >     >
> >     > All in all, I'd rather bag groceries than work for a company that
> >     posts an ad like this
> >     > (and here, no less).
> >     >
> >     > Quirkily,
> >     > Q.
> >     >
> >     > On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 06:43:38PM -0800, Hamdan Azhar wrote:
> >     >> Please forward widely!
> >     >>
> >     >> ---
> >     >> INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE AT LEADING SILICON VALLEY STARTUP
> >     >>
> >     >> GraphScience - a Palo Alto based venture-backed startup focusing
> on
> >     >> predictive behavioral analytics in social networks - is offering
> >     >> internships for college students and recent graduates. Interns
> >     will play a
> >     >> valuable role in building the leading social advertising platform
> on
> >     >> Facebook.
> >     >>
> >     >> Our clients are major Fortune 500 retailers and we're looking for
> >     quirky,
> >     >> creative, self-motivated individuals who would thrive in a
> fast-paced
> >     >> environment. Internships are unpaid and last for at least 3
> months.
> >     >>
> >     >> Interested? Email us your resume, your favorite ice cream flavor,
> >     and the
> >     >> name of the last book you read.
> >     >>
> >     >> CONTACT: Hamdan Azhar, Lead Data Scientist,
> >     hamdan at graphscience.com <mailto:hamdan at graphscience.com>
> >     >
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