Some people think of unpaid summer internships like they were some kind of prestigious academy all on their own. They are thought of as costly, prestigious, highly competitive, and the key to future success. Well, that may be true in some cases, but it isn’t always the case.
With a degree in hand you’re ready to take on the world. Trouble is, the world is not supplying the job you thought was waiting for you. Instead, your chosen field has dried up and the only job openings will come about when someone retires or new positions are created.