August 6, 2020

The Double Whammy of Unpaid Internships

College-bound students are likely to be pressured earlier into career-related decisions. One such pressure is to take on an unpaid internship.  The hook is that the unpaid internship be credit-bearing. In effect the intern pays their school for the privilege of gaining valuable work experience. This is the “double-whammy” of unpaid internships. These […]
June 5, 2020

The Value of Cooperative Education

I worked around the career development world for several years before becoming an admissions advisor. Among the areas that I had to understand was cooperative education. Under cooperative education, students alternate periods of school and full-time work for one or more years of college. Cooperative education, aka ‘co-op’. is voluntary […]