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Students intern at NRC, create new product

Students intern at NRC, create new product

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 7, 2012

Congratulations to senior Andrew Kee and juniors Mark Richardson and Vikas Venkateshwara for interning at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The students worked over the summer to develop a Nuclear Reactor Risk Communication product. They are the only students in the county to participate, and t...

Zeitlin plans political internship after SMOB loss

By Allison Srour Features Editor and Allison Srour Features Editor

May 13, 2011

Congratulations to junior Hal Zeitlin for making it to the final round of the 2011 MCPS Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election. Zeitlin had to get through several rounds of debates, speeches and primary elections before he could become one of the final two SMOB candidates. “I made all the...

County internship program raises standards for students

By By Maddie Bernstein, Staff Writer

October 4, 2010

Montgomery County Public high schools are making changes to their Career Pathway and Internship programs in order to comply with new state laws and ensure that all of the high schools are operating similarly. Maryland recently created new laws regarding the College and Career Research and Development program...

Internship laws harm employees, students

May 5, 2010

In this economy, there is no doubt that it can be tough to get a job. Unpaid internships are alternatives that seem beneficial to everyone because the intern gets valuable working experience at no cost to the employer. There’s only one problem: most unpaid internships are technically illegal.   The...

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