Interns’ Job Prospects Constrained by Noncompete Agreements

Internships have long been an opportunity for inexperienced workers to try out different industries and build valuable contacts.

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Hasnain says:

I don’t understand the need for non-competes for interns. Can someone please enlighten me?

““The idea of noncompetes for interns is ludicrous,” said Terri Gerstein, a Harvard University academic who previously served in the New York attorney general’s office. “Internships are supposed to be for educational and professional development, and are about expanding—not limiting—job opportunities.” She said it is unlikely intern noncompete agreements would be upheld in court in most states.”

Posted on 2019-06-29T20:58:05+0000