Before graduating from college, many students participate in a ritual known as “the internship.”
I was an intern myself at one time. For many interns, this period of time is entirely devoted to trying to obtain a marketable skill while subsisting on crap wages — or even no wages at all. I wasn’t paid for my internship, and in the current economy, many students find that the best internships are already taken.
So, what can you do when your main source of compensation is college credit? Three former interns (who have “real” jobs now) share their tips for saving money:
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