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Foxconn admits to hiring interns as young as 14 years old

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Foxconn on Tuesday revealed an internal investigation found the company illegally hired some underage workers as young as 14 years old, and said that immediate measures have been taken to resolve the issue....
Foxconn admits to hiring interns as young as 14 years old

iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

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Apple supplier Foxconn says underage interns found working at factory in China BEIJING (AP) -- The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company...
iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

The Secret To Getting A Full-Time Job At Facebook If You're A Lowly Intern (FB)

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You've snagged your engineering internship for the summer at Facebook and you just finished up your graduation ceremony. Now what? Well, now you probably want to get hired by Facebook at the end of your internship. You have a few months to prove yourself, but you're going to have to...
The Secret To Getting A Full-Time Job At Facebook If You're A Lowly Intern (FB)

Foxconn discovers 14-year-old interns working in factory

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Foxconn has reportedly admitted that several underage interns were revealed during an internal investigation at its Yantai facility. The company has yet to disclose how many underage workers were found in the plant, though some of the interns are said to be as young as 14 years old.......
Foxconn discovers 14-year-old interns working in factory

RIM marketing interns apparently have lots of free time on their hands

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Research in Motion took to its blog to explain that the cartoon superhero foursome known as "The BeBold Team" is not a new ad campaign, but the result of some New Year's Eve fun. That sounds about right.read more...
RIM marketing interns apparently have lots of free time on their hands

Intern Sushi Goes Nationwide With its Its Video-Centric Internship Site

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Intern Sushi is trying to improve the often-horrible internship application/selection process, and it’s expanding with full nationwide support, as well as adding new industries. Here’s the idea: Resumes are pretty useless when it comes to choosing interns. Actually, they’re pretty flawed in general, but they’re particularly bad for internships, where...
Intern Sushi Goes Nationwide With its Its Video-Centric Internship Site

MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left

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Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan created Onesheet, a tool that enables musicians to create beautiful web presences in two minutes. Before that he founded and sold ArtistData and spent years working in the traditional music industry. Follow him on Twitter at @mulligan. MySpace. Or is it Myspace. Or is it My______....
MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left
Do interns need a Bill of Rights? Maybe the New York Times could take the lead

Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

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Apple supplier Foxconn has admitted that it did take on intern students as young as 14 years old at its factories after the Taiwanese manufacturing giant published the findings of a report that followed media reports from September. A statement from Foxconn Technology Group provided to TNW confirms that some students...
Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

Apple Has Been Sitting On Kinect-Like Motion Control Technology For Years, And It Could Finally Show Up In The New Apple TV (AAPL)

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Apple has actually had motion-sensing camera technology similar to the Xbox Kinect motion controller since 2005, a source familiar with the software tells us. The original technology, called "gestures," was built by a interns around the time the first iPods were starting to gain real traction, according to our source....
Apple Has Been Sitting On Kinect-Like Motion Control Technology For Years, And It Could Finally Show Up In The New Apple TV (AAPL)

Are Foxconn Internships Now Better Than American Internships?

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Under intense scrutiny from the Fair Labor Association, the Apple supplier has revised its labor policies, including changes to its internship program. Now one of the paragons of bad labor practices is treating interns better than most U.S. companies...
Are Foxconn Internships Now Better Than American Internships?
After 5 Years With Facebook, Ben Blumenfeld Leaves To Beautify The Future At Designer Fund
Facebook's First Mobile Advertising Interface Was Built By An Intern

VIDEO: Software secrets of the interns

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The BBC's Zoe Kleinman visits the Extreme Blue residential internship camp run by IBM, to speak to students about their software inventions....
VIDEO: Software secrets of the interns

Internal investigation: underage workers back at some Foxconn factories

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Underage workers have reappeared in some of Foxconn's factories, according to a new internal investigation conducted by Foxconn's parent company Hon Hai. The company said on Tuesday that it found a number of interns younger than the legal floor of 16, but did not reveal the exact number. "We recognize...
Internal investigation: underage workers back at some Foxconn factories
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Google crashers: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn to play interns

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In a new movie called "The Internship" the two "Wedding Crashers" stars play laid-off men in their 40s who become interns at Google. What can possibly go right? [Read more]...
Google crashers: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn to play interns

Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

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Startups, and companies of any size, are always on the lookout for awesome interns. First, it’s a great way to offload some of the tasks that full-time employees shouldn’t be focusing on, and second it’s great for company culture to bring in some younger blood. Of course, it’s also a...
Teens in Tech Jobs launches to help companies find interns

Get Ready For The TC Southeast Mini Meetup Tour: July 6 – July 12

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Hot on the heels of the TechCrunch Philadelphia Mini Meetup, I can’t help but look forward to what’s next: a full-scale tour of the Southeast. We’re hitting Savannah, Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, and Greenville, in that order between July 6 and July 12. Yep, it’s going to be quite the road...
Get Ready For The TC Southeast Mini Meetup Tour: July 6 – July 12
Samsung says no underage workers found at Chinese factory, vows to fix poor conditions

COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS: Jump-Start Your Career By Spending The Summer At Business Insider In Marketing And Sales

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Business Insider is looking for two awesome interns to join our business team this summer. Don't be fooled by the term "intern." Our paid interns spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, analyzing, preparing decks and reports, prospecting, and more. Interns are required to work full-time in our NYC offices....
COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS: Jump-Start Your Career By Spending The Summer At Business Insider In Marketing And Sales
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How to Use Games, Hacking Contests To Find Workers

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While college recruitment and job fairs still have a place in the employment world, a little bit of creativity and social media know-how is worth its weight in talent if done the right way.  Bringing new and creative people into a business is a difficult task, so some agencies are...
How to Use Games, Hacking Contests To Find Workers

FINALLY: The Business Insider Office Tour

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Since the day we started publishing office tours, readers have demand that we do one of our own offices.  And so now we have!When you enter the office you are greeted by one of our very own Business Insider interns. Today it is Jhaneel Lockhart, writing for Careers. Of course...
FINALLY: The Business Insider Office Tour

4 Ways to Avoid Hiring Your First Employee

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It happens to every moderately successful entrepreneur or startup. At some point in your growth trajectory you realize you can't go it alone anymore. To get to the next step, you need help. But the transition from a one-person-show to actually hiring your first "real" employee runs you smack into...
4 Ways to Avoid Hiring Your First Employee

The Nintendo Wii U: Made For Kids, By Kids

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Foxconn admitted this week to hiring underage interns at its Yantai plant in China. Many assumed the Yantai plant has some association to the production of Apple products, but in reality Nintendo’s Wii U gaming is undergoing testing there. As many as 56 kids were working at the plant, some...
The Nintendo Wii U: Made For Kids, By Kids
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