World-Traveling Copywriter Will Work for Free in Exchange for Room and Board

Meet the Backpacker Intern

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Need some copywriting help with an international flair? Does your hiring budget consist solely of expired Clif Bars and six coupons for Vitaminwater? If so, I've got good news: You can still hire Mark van der Heijden.

Calling himself The Backpacker Intern, the Dutch writer is offering to intern anywhere that will provide him food and a place to sleep. "He doesn't want to get paid," his video explains. "He just wants to trade a day of his work for food and a place to sleep."



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