Now and then, I get invited to journalism classes to talk to students about making a living as a writer. Last year I got a particularly special invitation: to speak to a room full of budding journalists at the Minnesota Daily, the college paper of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. This was the place where I learned about writing as real work—late at night and on weekends, cranking out profiles and essays to see them dropped within a twine-tied bundle of papers the next day at the cafe where I worked.
Academic Year - Federal Work Study Program (FWSP) Dates
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Saturday, May 16, 2015
Not sure if you are eligible for the Federal Work Study Program? If you are an undergraduate you can check at my.harvard.edu. Graduate students should inquire with their school's financial aid office.