College students should get more from work study jobs

March 31, 2019 | The Hechinger Report via Brookings

Marissa Marshall, a junior at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., is quiet and soft-spoken on campus, but she works tirelessly just a few miles from campus at The Brookings Institution. As a paid research intern, she conducts literature reviews and analyzes census data for me. Her work shouts of the kind of enthusiasm she should have when learning about a potential career. I value her contributions to the research team daily.

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