Does Intern's Death Show We Need to Take a Break?

There are broader cultural issues at play here, ones that particularly implicate banking culture, intern culture and youth culture writ large.

Moritz Erhardt, a 21-year-old nearing the end of his summer internship in the investment banking division of Bank of America Corp. in London, was found unconscious in his student residential facility on Aug. 15. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and police are not treating the event as suspicious.

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