When You’re Too Broke to Intern: Paid vs Unpaid Internships

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As a college student you probably need more money. Tuition, room & board, books, Uber, Amazon… everything starts to add up. The idea of doing …

Has Coronavirus Cancelled Your Commencement?

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Across the country, or rather the world, Coronavirus has cancelled commencement for millions of college students.

Commencement is supposed to be the culmination and celebration of years of late nights, physical and financial sacrifices, tears, work, stress and unforgettable moments. The day when friends and family and your tribe that has held you down for years, stands proudly and screams loudly as your name is called.

The Black Girl 44 Scholarship Makes Internships Accessible

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The Black Girl 44 Scholarship will award three $1,500 scholarships to Black/African-American women college students who have earned a Washington, D.C. internship that relates to policy, community engagement, community service, advocacy, global relations or politics for Fall 2019.

You Can Have a Great Summer Even Without an Internship

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Maybe you started looking late or didn’t even consider doing an internship this summer. Reality has hit and now school is out. Can you have a productive, positive and overall great summer without an internship?Of course you can. In between binging on Netflix and a road trip or two,  here are some very creative ways to spend your summer without an internship.

The College Admissions Scandal: Inequality in Higher Ed Goes Beyond Admissions

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Our current culture often sends the message that only a few select schools lead to success. This idea that your worth as a person is tied to the college that you attend is running rampant. The rich and the not so rich, often go to extremes to gain any possible advantage in college admissions.

Why Recent College Grads Should Consider Post Grad Internships

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There are a number of reasons why recent college grads should consider post grad internships. In a perfect world, you bang out your final exams, graduate, …