Students find experience, summer jobs on political campaigns

Saturday, August 2, 2008 | 4:39 p.m. CDT; updated 4:47 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 2, 2008

COLUMBIA - Walking door to door, discussing political policies, attending parades and stuffing envelopes aren't summer jobs for many college students. But with a recent increase in youth participation and an election nearing, many students have found work on political campaigns this summer.