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Lets go for a wild ride, to explore a career: one day, one sector, three companies, hundreds of career opportunities...

Lets go for a wild ride, to explore a career: one day, one sector, three companies, hundreds of career opportunities...

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Hi Maria, thank you for the comment and the question. I believe the students should commit to certain number of hours every day/week to work on behalf of the host company. On the other hand, since it is a paid internship opportunity, students should have an incentive to continue adding value by creating innovative solutions for the employer, they work with. I envision, employers and students would enter almost a consultant like relationships since students will work on specific project, to resolve specific challenge. In a perfect world, we be great to match employers challenges and students passions...

What do you think, how might we improve the concept by making the idea more robust?

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Sasha commented on Starbucks- For Coffee and College

Hi Morgan, I love the contribution and the ideas. I agree, companies that offer education allowance or tuition reimbursement plans will also be more competitive in the marketplace long term, since they will, be definition , attract employees with a long term view on their career.

That said, how might we create a low cost, early prototype to create a solution in that space to encourage companies to offer the same plans, as Starbucks?

Hi Morgan, thank you for the feedback and the insights. I completely agree with you, it is not only about short term immediate gains but also about long terms career opportunities and skills one could apply later one.