06/09/2011

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Call You and Yours with Julian Worricker.
Across the United Kingdom thousands of employers rely on interns to do the jobs that are necessary for their business. In return the interns gain valuable experience and make valuable contacts. Some even end up getting paid employment within the business. In many cases it's a win/win situation for both parties but what about those who can't afford to do an unpaid internship?

We'll be asking if being an intern is a vital way to get a good job? Or is it simply big business exploiting young people? Should all school leavers be forced to work for free to teach them about the world of work? Or do you believe that if you're doing a job you should be paid whatever your age ? We want to hear from you if you've been an intern, if you're employer and use them regularly or if one of your children has done or is about to start an internship.
An opportunity to contribute your views to the programme. Email youandyours@bbc.co.uk or call 03700 100 444 (lines open at 10am).
Producer Maire Devine.

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