Mid 20's. LA via New York via LA. Work in Reality TV. Very Liberal. Loves include in no particular order, pop and world culture, fashion & design, animal rights, political discussions, travel, and food--especially cheese and sushi (but not together). I have a French Bulldog named Bruley & he’s the coolest.
tinselyandbruley (at) gmail (dot) com
Unpaid internships, in particular, exclude students from poorer families who can’t afford to work for nothing for a summer or a semester, especially after they graduate from college with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debt. The children of affluent families, on the other hand, can afford to live in the most expensive cities in the U.S., such as New York and Washington, making contacts, building their resumes, and sometimes even learning skills, while their parents pay for their room and board, travel and entertainment. Before even taking into account the family connections that reserve some of the best opportunities for the sons and daughters of the affluent, the $4,000-$5,000 cost of, for example, moving to Washington and living for 10 weeks prevents almost any working class kid from taking an unpaid internship.
important. important for me to know how lucky i was/am.
shit, me too. taking a moment to be EXTREMELY grateful.