March 9, 2023

Do you remember your work-study job in college? Many students work in jobs such as serving food in the dining hall or shelving books in the library. But those jobs don’t often have much to do with what they’re studying or are interested in doing later in life.

A new program seeks to give students both an income and a leg up in their careers. How can this benefit both students and employers?


  • Karina Mendez, Student, City College of San Francisco
  • Emma Gallegos, Reporter, EdSource

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Education Beat is a weekly podcast hosted by EdSource’s Zaidee Stavely and produced by Coby McDonald.