Interning With the Stars

Ahem. Beyoncé isn't the only celebrity who can attract a paying intern

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I will do nearly anything for charity, as long as I get something out of it and my own money isn't involved. That's why I was interested in Charitybuzz, which auctions off internships and gives the money to nonprofits. On June 11, someone paid $22,750 to work on Beyoncé's wardrobe team backstage at her Los Angeles concert in July. If I could get someone to work for me for free and it also happened to save the environment or cure AIDS, that was fine with me.

I got Charitybuzz to offer bidders this opportunity: "Spend this Sunday working for Joel! He...

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