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Tuesday, September 27, 2022 — Houston, TX

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OPINION 5/22/12 7:00pm

Job internships not necessary for a fruitful summer

Last week, as Rice undergraduates finished their final exams, you could see the looks of hope on students' faces, expressing the combination of exhaustion and relief as students left the grim trenches of academia to the Elysian fields of summer. We have been going through this ritual every year since kindergarten, and our revelry in the almost sacrosanct phrase "school is out for summer" is no less joyous than it was so many years ago.