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Student Summers: Relax, Intern or Both?

Student Summers: Relax, Intern or Both?

By Medardo Perez, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Read about some NYU students who are choosing not to fill their summer with traditional jobs or internships.

The true costs of social work education

By Liz O’Connell and Hannah Sheldon ­Dean

April 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Students at NYU's Silver School of Social Work must examine inequalities and biases within their own community.

Tips for breaking into fashion

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Tips on finding an internship in the fashion industry.

Fashion company now pays interns

Fashion company now pays interns

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy is starting to pay for their fashion interns.

Unpaid internships vital for international, undocumented students

Unpaid internships vital for international, undocumented students

By Felipe De La Hoz, Contributing Columnist

September 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Eliminating unpaid internships compromises international students' ability to gain work experience.

Internships should not require credit

Internships should not require credit

By Christina Coleburn, Opinion Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Universities should not charge students for internship credits, as fluctuation in quality fosters a climate where students’ educational value can be compromised for universities’ financial profit.

Dropbox to open office in NYC

Dropbox to open office in NYC

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 24, 2014


Filed under News

Dropbox, a growing cloud-storage company, is in the process of opening an office in New York City. Currently, employees of Dropbox are working out of a temporary office space near NYU. Stephanie Saffer, director of The Hatch Agency, a company that represents Dropbox, said the move to New York City i...

Wasserman Center revamps internship opportunities

Wasserman Center revamps internship opportunities

February 13, 2014


Filed under News

File photo by William Martin/WSNThe Wasserman Center for Career Development has implemented several changes since August 2013 as a result of the petition Tisch junior Christina Isnardi created last spring that brought attention to the unpaid internships on NYU’s job posting site, career net. NYU i...

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

Students start petition to remove some unpaid internships from CareerNet

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

April 30, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Last week, two NYU students started an online petition to stop the Wasserman Center for Career Development from posting certain unpaid internships. Tisch sophomore Christina Isnardi, one of the organizers of the petition, defined illegal unpaid internships as those that either treat interns as full-...

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