Jobs shouldn’t cost students extra money

With the spring semester over, students at USC and nationwide are beginning internship programs across all fields. This is hardly a new development: For years, university career development offices have stressed that students obtain internship experience in some form as a way to remain ahead of the curve in highly competitive job markets. In some […]

Letter to the editor

College credit proves costly Internships are increasingly offered to college students requiring just the costly accompaniment of “college credit,” footed by students. Despite its hefty price tag, college credit is erroneously perceived as employers’ safety blanket in a society of legalities. Though the Fair Labor Standards Act outlines six standards precluding an unpaid student from […]