A treasurer’s trove of internships: Rutherford’s clout-heavy list
By Natasha Korecki and Sydney Lawson Staff Reporters July 12, 2014 11:11AM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's interns mainly were assigned to working in the I-Cash property recovery program and were paid $9.50 an hour, his aides say. | Seth Perlman/AP
Updated: July 13, 2014 2:23AM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s office has offered an expansive college internship program during his tenure, giving more than 100 students tens of thousands of dollars in summer pay — and a plum for their resumes.
But the path to those jobs is often layered in clout, according to a Chicago Sun-Times review of the office’s program...READ MORE