Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Unpaid internships don’t help women get ahead

By Hannah Sparks

September 3, 2013

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, with the end of the summer comes the end of many an unpaid internship. Whether you view them as valuable opportunities to gain experience and contacts in your field or as inherently exploitative, unpaid...

Survey finds employers value internship and work experience over grades

By Eric Bosco

March 28, 2013

A large percentage of employers esteem on-the-job experience over high grade point averages and distinguished academic records, according to a recent survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education and American Public Media’s Marketplace. ...

How to land your dream internship

By Samantha Gillis

March 3, 2013

Though the snow on the ground may have you thinking differently, spring is really just around the corner. As we get into March its time to reflect on the wonderful things this month brings us: spring break, St. Patrick’s...

Mass students working in the White House

By Staff

April 12, 2011

Amid the over 750 political science majors at the University of Massachusetts, two UMass students have landed the highly distinguished White House internship, and are currently working in Washington, D.C. for this spring semester. Laurie Roberts, a sophomore, who has been at UMass for three semesters before moving to ...

New site lets students search for dream jobs

By Sam Butterfield

January 24, 2011

Although the subzero temperatures and feet-high snow banks might not belie it, the second semester has crept up on us, and with the transition to a new semester, students across the Five Colleges and the country must begin thinking about their s...

The Great Internship Disaster

By Naychelle Lucas

January 19, 2011

If anyone has the impression that because it’s your senior year, it will be the easiest, here’s you’re first lesson: you’re seriously mistaken. The first semester of my last year at the University of Massachusetts was...