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Starbucks Paying For Higher Education For Employees

E! Online

Making a gajillion Pumpkin Spice Lattes for an endless queue of girls wearing Ugg boots is a thankless job.

But Starbucks is adding a new incentive to becoming a barista: They’ll pay for your college.

Today, Starbucks announced a “monumental, historic” partnership with Arizona State University in which the company will bankroll online courses for some of their hundreds of thousands of employees.

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I’ve ragged on Starbucks in the past for their insanely priced coffee (which is delicious but still overpriced) but I have to give them a “Tip O’ The Hat” on this one. Maybe more corporations will start investing in their employees.

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