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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs was born in Harlem, N.Y., worked a couple of newspaper routes as a kid, and climbed the corporate ladder rung by rung in the music business. Now, the Grammy Award-winning music mogul is giving back to ambitious and innovative inner city youth. Earlier this fall, Combs –…
Publishing giant Condé Nast has ended its famous internship program in a move that begs the question: Has the importance of money eclipsed the value of experience?
Condé Nast’s decision to discontinue its program next year comes as the company faces a class-action lawsuit over its intern pay practices. Earlier this year, two former interns filed a lawsuit claiming the publisher failed to pay them minimum wage. Lauren Ballinger, who worked as an intern at W Magazine in 2009, and Matthew Leib, who interned at The New Yorker in 2009 and 2010, say they were paid less than $1 per hour (Click here to continue reading).
The professional networking site has lowered its age limit and introduced University Pages.
LinkedIn has lowered its minimum age requirements to allow young college prospects in America who are 14 years old and up to begin networking with and exploring prospective colleges and universities. LinkedIn rolled out its new feature University Pages in September, designed to drive a new audience of young, social-networking-centered users to the professional networking site. Universities will be able to set up their own pages, designed to include general school information, convey school culture and post status updates of notable school news and events, including photo slideshows and video. Approximately 1,000 University Pages from around the world have been set up, with an average of 200 being added each week (Click here to continue reading).