Buying a career advantage: would you pay for a celebrity internship?

Jo Robinson

Gaining an advantage in today's job market is almost essential, and internships have become the accepted way to do just that. But with horror stories about students and young graduates being taken advantage of by companies who just want free labour, there's a worrying new trend hitting the UK - paying for internships.

So how does it work, and could it become more common for young people to start buying an early career advantage?