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Are unpaid internships unethical?

Are unpaid internships unethical?

Alex Horne

May 5, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a junior, I hear the word all the time: internship. It seems most students who are graduating the following year are looking for one. Many say that an internship during the summer prior to graduating is crucial to landing a good job after college. And I would agree with that. Internships give experience...

Life is scripted

Life is scripted

Alex Horne

February 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You may not know it, but you have been playing the game your whole life. This, of course, is the game of getting ahead. As American society is becoming more and more competitive, we find ourselves pushed harder and harder to do better than the person next to us. Our culture has decided what is necess...

Community center offers student internships

Community center offers student internships

Hannah Suzuki

May 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Center for Healthy Communities in Chico is offering internships for students in the summer and fall of this year. The organization is based on nutrition, physical activity, and policies to change the world’s obesity problem. It began it 2001 with one health program and has grown to 27. Th...

Freshman will spend 8 months at Disney World for program

Freshman will spend 8 months at Disney World for program

Katherine Feaster

March 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico State student Alex Fischer was recently accepted into the Disney College Program. This upcoming summer Fischer will be interning at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Her internship begins late May and continues into early January where she will be working and living in Walt D...

Unpaid internships still have value

Julianna Eveland

August 27, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I think of the word internship, two words come to mind: paid or unpaid. Most companies looking for interns understand college students’ desperate need to gain some work experience before graduation. By that, companies are confident that future interns will be ready and will...

Fighting temptation to speed towards success.

Zachary Phillips

February 27, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Everyone has that one Facebook friend that applies for their dream job the day after graduation. With young ambition, a diamond-studded resume and the proper star alignment on their side, they manage to land the perfect gig before last night's celebratory hangover has even worn off. Even the most grounded of...

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