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However, the trend has increased and steeply shifted toward unpaid work in the form of internships. This phenomenon has become the product of a trendy approach in the youth labor market in which employment opportunities are strictly conditioned for candidates who have previous work experience or internships. This trend has opened the door for organizations to offer unpaid internships as a means for free labor in exchange for a period of hands-on work experience.However, internship cannot replace volunteering as any development process should have both components as main factors for civic engagement and human capital investment.There have been no officially adopted regulations concerning unpaid internships in most countries in the world, which is affecting all long-term plans of youth employment.
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