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Re: [ia-55] Looking for UX Intern in LA/Santa Monica

From: lynn
Sent on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 3:49 PM
OK, I feel very strongly that interns for companies who use their work to produce revenues and benefit from those revenues should pay those interns.  They bring something to the table too: experience, enthusiasm, questions; asking them to work for free is taking advantage of them.

Also, I don't think your workers' compensation insurance policy will allow unpaid interns on the premises.  You might check that out.

My 2¢, FWIW.

Stridently yours,
Lynn



On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Thomas Donehower <[address removed]> wrote:
Hi,

After working with me for several months, my first UX intern landed a
job as an IA at Digitas. I'm now looking for my second student. The
position is unpaid. However, if you're passionate about UX and want to
work alongside a seasoned professional, I can share with you what I've
learned over the past 15 years designing web sites and applications.
If interested, here's what you need to do:

1) Passion for UX
2) Able to come into office in Santa Monica at least 3 days/week
3) Some experience/Education (Tell me what you've done or better yet,
point me to some work or projects online
4) Tell me why you want to be my UX intern

Our company:
www.xiagency.com

Best,

--
-Tom

Thomas Donehower
Ph: [masked]
Fax: [masked]



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