Success story in Boston, program finds 650 internships for youth this summer – that’s 100 more than last year… Program brings opportunity to young workers.
BusinessWest looks at the lack of youth employment opportunities… Help Wanted: The Sad State of the Teen Job Market.
Struggling to making due with leftover funds from last year to help teens get summer jobs in Guilford County, NC… Funding cuts strain youth summer job programs.
TAPPED blog rips apart arguments favoring unpaid internships… Summer Opportunities for Indentured Servitude.
Is extremely high youth unemployment the new normal?… CHART OF THE DAY: Young Americans Learn That Trying To Find Work Is Pointless.
The next economic crisis triggered by student loans… Will For-Profit Colleges Make Us Forget Subprime Mortgages?
Teens are waiting for money from Congress for jobs in Olympia, WA… Youth employment program stalls. They are also looking for work in Ridgewood, NJ… New Jersey teens struggle in a dismal summer job market.
The Christian Science Monitor ignores the financial hardships and labor market injustices associated with unpaid internships and encourages students to take any volunteer gig they can find… Will work for free: Why young workers should consider unpaid positions. Meanwhile, Philly.com takes a look at the laws regulating these “opportunities”… What’s an internship worth?.
The Department of Education is taking its time in issuing new regulations of for-profit colleges as students suffer… As Congress Investigates For-Profit Colleges, Students Face Risky Choices.
It’s simply wrong and against the values this country was founded on to deny the children of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship… Denying a young person’s dream is very un-American.
What happened to the labor movement’s militancy? Since Reagan, strikes have become a less effective tactic for improving working conditions… Fewer workers go on strike as organized labor shrinks.
Its adults against youth in summer job hunt in Worcester, MA… Teen jobs take a hit.
Internships are key to getting ahead in the labor market (too bad so many of them are unpaid, making them very expensive propositions)… Students get started on careers before graduation.
Government funds are helping non-profits in Hawaii hire youth for summer jobs… Stimulus funds pay young workers.
Minnesota Post OP-ED supporting Senator Harkin (D-IA) for investigating and calling for regulation of for-profit colleges… Stop subsidizing sham colleges with public dollars.
Even getting a summer internship has gotten rough in this labor market… The Coveted but Elusive Summer Internship.
More college grads are expected to land jobs this year, as compared to last year… Work prospects rise for college grads in Michigan.
Less teen summer jobs are available in San Diego because Senate Republicans refused to allow additional federal funds… Less federal stimulus money means fewer jobs for youths. Meanwhile, some entrepreneurial youth are starting new ventures since there are no jobs out there… Some teens creating their own jobs.
The American Prospect looks at the graduation rates of low-income students, who predominantly enroll in less selective schools… Getting Low-Income Students to Graduate.
Cornell pressures Nike to just do it justly… Campus Connection: Cornell follows UW’s lead in pressuring Nike.
Summer youth employment gives young workers valuable work experience, and a little bit of extra cash… Program gives kids jobs, skills; youth think summer jobs are hard to land, but great opportunities… Young and employed.
The Nation takes a look at the long-term effects of entering the labor market now… An Unequal-Opportunity Recession.
NJ Teens are looking for work… Summer work program limited in Cumberland County; as are Tampa Bay teens… Summer jobs tough to get for teens.
Senator Durbin warns that for-profit college loans might be the next subprime mortgage crisis in a speech at the National Press Club… Durbin warns of for-profit colleges rip offs.
Adjunct professors at Central Michigan University are the latest to say Union, Yes… Agreement Reached at CMU!l