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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.


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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