Unpaid Internship? Some Colleges Pick Up the Tab

Many students are willing to accept unpaid internships to gain experience, but some schools are now stepping up to provide stipends to compensate those students.     Schools like Washington & Lee University, Hamilton College, University of Richmond, and Defiance College are implementing this new practice, hoping to give students the opportunity to gain valuable

Many students are willing to accept unpaid internships to gain experience, but some schools are now stepping up to provide stipends to compensate those students.  

 

Schools like Washington & Lee University, Hamilton College, University of Richmond, and Defiance College are implementing this new practice, hoping to give students the opportunity to gain valuable skills needed to land a good job after graduating.  These schools are giving students who would otherwise not be financially able to accept an unpaid internship a great opportunity to boost their skills, experience, and resumé.

The Wall Street Journal, 6/19/13

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