Ask Avvo: Is my unpaid internship illegal?

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If you’re an unpaid intern at a for-profit company, you have rights. Regulations* outlined by the Department of Labor are designed to protect you from workplace abuses. Click on the image below to start the quiz and find out how your company measures up — and if your internship is legal or not.

Is your internship illegal?

*Regulations do not apply to public sector or non-profit internships.

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