COLUMBIA — MU senior Tommy Mueller has had an internship with Northwestern Mutual since November 2008. He receives course credit from MU for his work and is paid on commission. Although the company guarantees he'll make $1,000 a semester, Mueller, a finance major, has made $10,000 since August. His intern experience is preparing him for a career after college.
Trend shows experience trumps pay for student interns
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.