Why Don't Companies Offer Internships for Adults?

Dear Experts, Why don’t companies offer internships to adults who are looking to change jobs, industries, or just learn something new? It seems with so many people out of work, they could benefit from people with real world experience. I know I would love (and have applied for) internships that focus on social media and public relations. Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

Man on laptop enjoys summer while working full time

There you are: sitting on the beach, covered in sunscreen, reading your favorite book, drinking your favorite drink under the cool shade of an umbrella. Life doesn't get any better than this. Suddenly, a door slams, a phone rings, a printer turns on. You jolt back into consciousness. You're at work, sitting in your cubicle, without even a hint of sunshine streaming in from outside.

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