Forget the fact that this is an educational conference: LightFair International is looking for students to provide free, as in non-paid, labor at the Light Fair. OK, they will waive the $525 conference fee for eight hours of the student’s work, big whoop. The fact is, these muckety-muck corporations are exploiting students for their gain.
Here’s how they justify not paying students: As a student volunteer at LIGHTFAIR International 2009 you will gain valuable knowledge, experience and unmatched networking opportunities with industry professionals--your future colleagues.
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