Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to land your dream internship

By Samantha Gillis

March 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Lifestyle

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...

Former Obama administration official visits UMass

By Patrick Sadlon

October 21, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Van Jones, the former green jobs adviser for the Obama administration spoke Wednesday night on moving America towards a green economy. “Teamwork is dreamwork” Jones said to open the talk in the Mahar Auditorium at the Universit...

“The economy” is more than jobs and unemployment

By Zac Bears

October 16, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Polling and punditry present this election as a referendum on “the economy” — here defined as jobs and unemployment. However, “the economy” as an issue and the economy in practice are two very different concepts. While...

English degrees are far more useful than one would think

By Jeff Bagdigian

April 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Too long have English majors suffered witless jokes about coffee shops and career options; too long have they endured ridicule from the likes of engineering and chemistry majors. “You’re an English major, you say? Can I have s...

Easy money at your expense

By Kimberly Wilson

April 4, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Looking for a job for after graduation or for the summer? Be careful of bogus advertisements for scams that will cost you dearly. Many of these job offers sound like quick money and boast their ability to fit into our busy schedules....

Report shows EPA creates jobs

By Matthew M. Robare

March 9, 2011

Filed under Environment, News

A report by the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts titled “New Jobs – Cleaner Air: Employment Effects Under Planned Changes to the EPA’s Air Pollution Rules” has seemingly made an impact in the ...

It is not only possible, it is probable

By Max Calloway

September 23, 2010

Filed under Columns

Look around your house. How many of your belongings sport a “made in the U.S.A.” label? If you shop at big box stores like Wal-mart or Target, there is a good chance you’re looking at labels from Sri Lanka, Thailand and...