‘Marie Claire’ under attack over intern stipend

Social Media, Twitter in particular is trending with many harsh comments, over what has been revealed to be the stipend that would be paid to interns, who would be expected to work from 8-30am to 5pm daily, for a six month period.

An amount of R30 per day has been flouted on a Marie Claire letterhead, where the terms and conditions of the internship have been disclosed.

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Tweets accuse the publication of exploitation whilst others believe that internships are reward enough in experience, and that a stipend would be a bonus.  The controversy continues…

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Marie Claire have advised that they will be releasing a comment later today.

The document below was published on Twitter by @Tay_Dlamini – its authenticity is yet to be confirmed by Marie Claire.

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