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RACHEL SKAAR FOR THE HOYA
The Corp and GUASFCU collectively received more than 600 applications this fall hiring season. The Corp’s acceptance rate remained relatively the same as last year at about 18 percent while GUASFCU accepted about nine percent of its applicants.

Corp, GUASFCU Receive More Than 600 Apps

Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union collectively hired more than 100 students in a record-breaking fall application season. Both organizations saw large application pools and competitive acceptance rates. The Corp received a record-breaking 460 applicants, more than any other time in its[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 2 comments Business, Business - Top

Living Wages for All

Of all the changes that happened in Georgetown this summer, one in particular is sure to make working students smile. On July 1, the long-awaited increase of the Washington, D.C. minimum wage took effect, boosting the hourly wage from $8.25 to $9.50. By July 2016, workers in D.C. — Corp[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
On Wall Street, New Limits for Weekend Work

On Wall Street, New Limits for Weekend Work

Credit Suisse, a major employer of Georgetown graduates, has followed the efforts of other investment banks to improve employee work-life balance by limiting weekend working hours for junior employees. In a Jan. 13 internal memo, Credit Suisse revealed new policies to discourage the two lowest levels of employees, analysts and[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Business

New GUASFCU CEO to Start March 1

Nikhil Lakhanpal (MSB ’13) was chosen as the next CEO of the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union on Jan. 15. Lakhanpal has been a GUASFCU intern since the fall of 2009, when he was selected as a member of the term’s teller class. He later joined the member service and information technology departments,[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Interns Pick Experience Over Pay

Though­ unpaid internships have long been a staple of a Georgetown education, they may not always be legal. Last April, the Economic Policy Institute issued a report titled, “Not So Equal Protection — Reforming the Regulation of Student Internships,” which questions the legality of unpaid internships and called for greater[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News