WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Purdue University has entered a partnership with tech companies that will provide nine students the chance to get part-time engineering jobs or internships on or near campus while still pursuing their education full-time.
The university the Pathmaker program can assist companies by helping them to employ students in the appropriate fields. Purdue President Mitch Daniels says the program is an example of the enhanced educational opportunities the university wants to provide students by giving them real-world work experience that will help them get jobs when they graduate.
The university says the program is not an employment service.
Companies taking part in the program have a presence at or near Purdue, which often includes office space and full-time employees on-site, and regular interactions with Purdue faculty.
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