Some companies offer students or recent graduates what they call 'internships'. These are extended periods of work experience where someone can be working full-time without an actual contract and, in many cases, without even being paid. But does this mean some people on lower incomes can't afford to take up the opportunities it offers? We discuss the pros and cons of working for free.
This week's question:
Which is the oldest stock exchange in the world? Is it:
B: New York
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
a temporary, often unpaid, job for a student or recent graduate at a company as a way of getting work experience in a particular industry
the ability to move to a higher social status
to rule out
to exclude or prevent someone from doing something
previous or pre-existing links
having strong links with important people at high levels within a company
to open doors
to make it easier to get into a career
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