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  • Preparing your children, and your wallet, for college… Sure-fire strategies to lessen the fnancial pain

    Huffington Post - 06/02/2015

    a. The Federal Work-Study Program offers students paid positions either on or off campus. Approximately 3,400 postsecondary institutions offer work-study positions.
    b. An internship allows a student to work in a real-world setting in a field he or she is interested in pursuing as a career. Many companies end up hiring their interns full time after the students graduate from college. Check out websites like internshipprograms.com, where you can search internships by employer, field, date and location; and internmatch.com, where you can search for 50,000 internships.
    c. A co-op is a supervised internship or practicum that alternates a period of study with a period of work in the student’s field of study. Institutions such as Drexel University in Philadelphia and Northeastern University in Boston offer co-ops around the globe, providing students with hands on experience to complement their course work.

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