Despite being illegal, many businesses throughout the country continue to take on unpaid interns.
New research from the Sutton Trust claims being an unpaid intern in London costs an individual £926 a month. Commentators say these findings demonstrate that only the wealthy can afford to take on unpaid work.
The research found a third of university graduates working as interns are unpaid.
Chris explains the difficulties associated with these internships and why those undertaking them deserve to be paid.