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Watch Your Step When Hiring Unpaid Interns

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By: Janet Strevel Hayes

While some college students are soaking up the sun on spring break this week, many others are executing well-orchestrated campaigns to find summer jobs.

Given the competitive market, some students are begging for any opportunity to gain work experience — even if it means working for free.

One study estimated that 63 percent of college students will do an internship before graduation, marking a threefold increase over the last twenty years.

Read the full story in the Knoxville News Sentinel – March 16, 2014