Condé Nast puts an end to internships

Still in the midst of a lawsuit over pay, the publisher has opted to drop the program altogether.

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Condé Nast’s difficulties with interns began back in June, when two former interns sued the company over what they still claim was unfair pay. At the time, Condé Nast was paying a stipend that amounted to about $12 per day.

In August, the publisher quietly stopped paying interns at all. Now, with the lawsuit still pending, Condé Nast has decided to do away with internships entirely next year, Women’s Wear Daily reported.

The publisher has said little about the decision. It declined to comment to Women’s Wear Daily, which it owns, and a spokeswoman would tell The New York Times only that no current interns would be affected.

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