Kyle Reini, a 20-year-old rising junior at Western Illinois University, may be trying to set a record for hardest-working summer vacation. He's in Washington, D.C., interning 34 hours a week for AAI Corp., a Pentagon aircraft supplier. As a participant in the Fund for American Studies, a Georgetown-affiliated internship program, he's also taking nine hours of classes. On top of that, he has six hours of independent study with his home university, and to afford it all, he puts in about 35 hours at a D.C. restaurant, working till dawn... More >>>
By photo: Patricia Gentry
Mark Stilp traded random jobs for an environmental internship.