So back in February, I got snubbedibank for a SA position in Toronto. I ended up cold-emailing boutique firms in Toronto and joined one here. When I met the guy, he told me the summer post would be unpaid with a bonus and that I would "make more money here than I would in any other internship."
Now a month in, I have yet to be paid, even though I have added value (finding (correcting rather)for an acquistion, setting up a meeting with a potential client looking to sell etc.) I find it awkward asking about my bonus but frankly, this is starting to piss me off, especially because we just closed one deal and I have yet to be told anything.
I asked several times and was told I would be given a structure and I am not in a position to be working for free for an i-bank - something I also find to be ethically unfair (these are companies put on this earth to make money!!)
I am pretty frustrated here but am hoping to get through the summer and leverage this boutique internship during FT recruiting in the fall (I go to a target, great GPA + ECs).
What should I do? It's so frustrating!