Making ends meet: surviving on expenses or low pay during your internship or first job
Last updated: 5 May 2023, 10:05
When graduating from college and entering into a competitive workplace, it can be a challenge to have to make your way through a work placement on low pay, or perhaps nothing at all, after years of doing the same in college. But with a bit of careful planning, looking at the best ways of keeping costs down and with a little earning on the side you can make it manageable. Unpaid internships are technically illegal, but since many of them are organised informally, unpaid internships and work experience still do happen.
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