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# interns - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace

That’s according to a new report by the Medical Council.

# interns - Friday 29 June, 2018

How to make an internship work for you - according to an intern

Internships have acquired a bad name in recent years – but change is afoot. Éamon Cullen shares his tips on getting the most from a training position.

# interns - Friday 8 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns' How Do You Do Fellow Kids

Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns'

It contains the phrase “hella noms”. *dies*

# interns - Monday 10 August, 2015

Headfort headmaster: I was wrong to look for JobBridge interns

I mistakenly thought the scheme was a way to broaden our horizons, to go beyond the past pupil pool.

# interns - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Wall Street interns are still working around the clock despite the death of a peer

It used to be normal for interns to keep sleeping bags under their desks and regularly spend nights at the office.

# interns - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Local authorities have kept on just 27 JobBridge interns

That’s out of more than 1,200 who have completed placement with county councils.

# interns - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 trials and tribulations of being an intern Interns

10 trials and tribulations of being an intern

It’s nothing like The Devil Wears Prada.

# interns - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

# interns - Sunday 18 January, 2015

JobBridge interns used to teach jobseeker classes

An internal audit flagged that the practice was taking place at Jobs Club classes.

# interns - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.

# interns - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

There are 24 JobBridge interns in government departments

Eleven of them are in the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

# interns - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Documentary explores what it's like to be an intern in Ireland

One on the interns said that after the internship “It was like nothing, as if it wasn’t there”.

# interns - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 Years of Job Bridge nails the experience of every intern ever Working 9 To 5

12 Years of Job Bridge nails the experience of every intern ever

“From acclaimed minister, Joan Burton T.D.”

# interns - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Under-25s who fail to accept some JobBridge internships could face dole cut

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has said that her department reserves the right to impose sanctions on welfare payments.

Munster Express was handed two-month JobBridge ban after complaint from intern

Journalism graduate Martin Malone said that he was given no mentoring and claimed the newspaper were using the scheme for free labour.

# interns - Thursday 19 September, 2013

You can now do up to three - instead of two - JobBridge internships

So far the number of JobBridge internships has passed 20,000.

# interns - Monday 22 October, 2012

Over half of JobBridge finishers are in paid employment

However a report also indicated one third of participants who finished placements early said they were dissatisfied with their internship.

# interns - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Over half of young interns feel 'undervalued' - survey

A survey of young people on college campuses finds that 53 per cent of interns felt undervalued during work placements.

# interns - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Minister denies JobBridge interns are replacing staff at Garda Vetting Unit

10 staff are being let go by the Garda Vetting Unit just weeks before Jobsbridge interns start there – but the Minister for Justice says they’re not replacements.

# interns - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Column: It’s a shame JobBridge is badly curated – there are some quality offers in there

Employer and online business MD Aaron McKenna says that while JobBridge is scattered with ads for unskilled, unpaid labour, internships – even unpaid – should not be written off as without merit.

# interns - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Scheme that has created eight internships will cost €16 million

The government is hoping to create 5,000 internships from the scheme which was launched two weeks ago and insists it is happy with the progress so far.

# interns - Friday 25 February, 2011

Three in four hospital interns take blood without gloves

A survey of medical interns in two of Dublin’s teaching hospitals reveals that just 26 per cent wear gloves when taking blood.