Leveling the Field

It’s about damned time!

As Spring 2010 college graduates prepare to search for jobs, many from low-income families will start at a competitive disadvantage because they have had to work rather than take crucial, but often unpaid, professional internships that provide key skills for entering the workforce. A new legislative proposal from the EPI and Demos seeks to remedy this inequity by providing funding for low-income students to take high-quality public service internships.