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Are Unpaid Internships Barriers to Success for Some Students of Color?

“Internships are supposed to open doors. But what happens when they are only accessible to those who can afford to work for free?

Maxwell Love, president of the United States Student Association, and other student advocacy groups worry that the answer is a decline in the socioeconomic and racial representation of the nation’s interns.

An inability to take an internship because it doesn’t pay is an issue that Love says his group hears about frequently.” Read more at the National Journal by clicking here.