August 8 | Newsworks by Zach Seward
The mayor of Philadelphia treated 10 college kids to lunch this week.
The occasion was a city-sponsored internship program that’s part of Mayor Michael Nutter’s StartUp PHL initiative.
Here’s why: Three years ago Campus Philly did a big survey [PDF].
The nonprofit tapped hundreds of local students and recent alumni and found that one thing worked really well at fighting brain drain: If you had an off-campus, paid internship in the area, you were much more likely to stick around…