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As a new generation of graduates enters the workforce, it is unfortunate that they are beginning to find it increasingly difficult to gain a measure of access and exposure to the professional world. The International Labor Organization (ILO) has touted good internships as an important vehicle for connecting young talent to the labor market, but finds that there are serious deficiencies in internship management around the world. In fact, one can view the problem as one of diminution in the internship model more broadly, and it is not specific to Pakistan but rather speaks to a larger international problem that finds echoes in every capitalist society. CASS sees the internship system around the world as having devolved into two types: exploitation and anomie.

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