The Kardashians are worth over $1 billion. But they want you to work for them for free.
The Kardashian-Jenner family is worth well over $1 billion. According to Forbes, the richest, Kylie Jenner, is worth over $900 million. While the poorest, Rob Kardashian, is barely scarping by with just $10 million.
Poor Rob, someone should start him a GoFundMe page.
As any insanely rich person knows, the best way to stay wealthy is to keep your filthy lucre to yourself.
One way the employees of Jenner Communications are keeping their Hermès Birkin purses full is by not paying the help.
A job posting recently found at EntertainmentCareers.net shows the Kardashians are looking for an unpaid intern to run with errands, wrap gifts, and help with the kids’ toys.
A big qualifier is you must be a student. Which makes sense if you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree in gift wrapping, which isn’t currently offered at USC.
The job posting made its way to Reddit where the forum’s users were beside themselves.
“So the Kardashians have people working for them, not for free, but paying university rates, and possibly going into debt to wrap presents and run errands?” Reddit user, throwaway_circus, wrote.
“It's not even not paying them. If the students are doing this for college credit, they are PAYING to work, possibly by borrowing money and accumulating student loan debt,” the user continued.
Another Redditor wasn't shocked in the least.
“You’re surprised the rich have found a way to effectively enslave the poor in such a way that the poor are supposed to be thankful?” Reddit user, PelagianEmpiricist, wrote
Another user posted federal Department of Labor unpaid intern guidelines, and the job appears to be in violation of at least two of the seven.
2. The extent to which the internship provides training that would be similar to that which would be given in an educational environment, including the clinical and other hands-on training provided by educational institutions.
6. The extent to which the intern’s work complements, rather than displaces, the work of paid employees while providing significant educational benefits to the intern.
The super sleuths at Reddit also uncovered another Jenner Communications posting for an unpaid intern.
This unpaid internship involves “helping with the dog.” Looks like the perfect opportunity for anyone studying to be a veterinarian.
For those who wouldn’t mind working for America’s reality royal family for free, be warned, the Glassdoor reviews for Jenner Communications are terrible.
"Stay far, far away" a former intern wrote. "The people working there are incredibly mean and don't take time to answer questions. No one cares about you or cares to properly train you."
Another former intern rated the experience as "horrible" and said, "Other people who worked there were not very nice and were snobby."