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Lithuanian students call to end unpaid internships

Monday, December 21, 2020

A Lithuanian student movement wants to end unpaid internships, quoting a recent European Parliament resolution denouncing it as exploitation. Not all agree. Julius Zikas, a third-year undergraduate student at Kaunas Technical College, has finished a one-month internship at Elinta, an industrial electronics firm based in Kaunas Free Economic Zone. The internship was a mandatory part of his course, but he decided to stay on in the firm longer, even though…