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A new study has bad news for unpaid interns. (Photo: iStock)

A British study has shown that graduates who take unpaid internships can expect that “opportunity” to cost them big bucks when they finally find a paying job. 

The Guardian reports that the study, conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, reveals that nearly “every graduate taking an unpaid internship can expect to be worse off three years later than if they had gone straight into work.” 

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