New Everest University owner finding jobs, cutting costs for students

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Marsha Bruce sees her new job as a sign that the new owners of Everest University are serious about improving the once-troubled school in Pompano Beach.

Bruce, who is studying to become a paralegal in a two-year program, started work this week at a law firm just five minutes from the campus after university staffers found the job opening and alerted her.

She’ll be able to work — and get paid — while she studies. Until the nonprofit Zenith Education Group took over the campus from embattled Corinthian Colleges, Bruce had never been able to get even an unpaid internship.

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