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July 10, 2022

For Students, the Cost of Living Figures Into Internship Decisions

Internships are often a springboard to full-time jobs, yet high living costs have some students questioning whether they can afford to take summer roles in certain locations.

Many companies are paying interns in order to compete for talent and ensure opportunities don’t go solely to those who can afford to work for little or no compensation. Yet some students and employers say stipends and wages don’t go as far as they did a year ago, and soaring rents from New York to Seattle also have changed students’ calculations as to where they’re able to take internships.

Read the full article from The Wall Street Journal, which includes data from Veris Insights, by clicking the link below:

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