ROSS PERLIN is a writer and linguist based in Brooklyn. His first book, Intern Nation: 
How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economywas published by Verso 
in 2011 and is available in paperback and ebook as of April 2012.

Ross' work has appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Guardian (UK), and The Washington Post, among other places. He has addressed audiences of students, employers, career counselors, scholars, union members, Occupy Wall Street activists, journalists, and politicians. He has spoken at venues such as the Googleplex, the British Parliament, the Economic Policy Institute, and universities including Cornell, Temple, Rutgers, and CUNY. He has been a television and radio guest on networks across the world, including MSNBC, CBS, Fox, the BBC, NPR, and many others. 

Ross is a graduate of Andover and Stanford. He earned graduate degrees from Cambridge and the University of London (SOAS) on a Marshall Scholarship.

Ross is available as a guest speaker on internships, youth economics, career issues, precarious labor and related topics. He has also presented on Yiddish, endangered languages, and China-related topics.

You can contact Ross at ross DOT perlin AT gmail DOT com.


Recent Articles
Days of Wine and Rosaries (Harper's Magazine)


Gatsby in Asia (Daily Beast)



Ross on the Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC)

Ross on Dylan Ratigan (MSNBC), May 2012
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The Nation: Who Are Precarious Workers?


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Ross on WNYC "The Brian Lehrer Show"