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Subject: pay for your own travel expenses? Date: 2/5/2013 3:57 PM
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My kids are graduating from college in May, and are currently job hunting. DD has been pursued by a company down in Atlanta that has been telling her they don't interview til Feb, and she should call to schedule an interview. So she just called them, and they want her to go down there for the interview, but they will not reimburse travel expenses. As she's up in MA, this will not be cheap, so I told her to just say thanks, but no thanks as I cannot imagine a college kid being expected to foot the bill for their own travel for job interviews. I can't imagine anyone in the work force doing that, either, but especially a college kid who typically won't have any money.

So my question is if this is the norm now, and should she actually be expecting to pay for her travel while job interviewing? Anyone on the board have any experience here or words of wisdom to pass along to her? Did I give her the correct advice?
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