You’re never really prepared for making a decision about your first full-time job. Even when you think the decision will be easy, outside factors and personal feelings could get in the way. My decision came down to comfort and familiarity vs. a new start in a new city. I chose the latter. My entire college … More Chapter 4: The Job Offer
Have you ever been put in a new, uncomfortable predicament and you didn’t quite know how to handle it? There is a first time for everything, and I almost (emphasis on the “almost”), messed up the weather hits during the live 5 and 6 p.m. news broadcasts. This summer, I’m in charge of our “Orr … More Chapter 3: Handling the Pressure and Networking
How do you make yourself a brand? Is there a specific formula to it? Is there a checklist to follow? Is there a such thing as building a brand too soon? In a week where we have watched iHop turn into “iHob” for its new burger campaign and scowled at the thought of a “pickle … More Chapter 2: Branding Yourself
Wednesday, June 6th. It’s been 27 days since graduation, 21 days since I began my summer internship, and there are (fill in the blank) days until I start my first full-time, big girl job. Let’s be honest- all of us begin college with the goal of not only graduating, but graduating with a job offer … More Chapter 1: The Quest To Full-Time Employment Begins
Disclaimer: yes, I am a Jets fan. Yes, I was raised in an anti-Boston sports team household. Naturally, I am not a fan of the New England Patriots by any means of the word. Yet I am forced to acknowledge that the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady tandem may be one of the greatest that we will … More Philadelphia, Ain’t This What You’ve Been Waiting For?
Being an intern is no walk in the park. It’s one thing when you’re being compensated for your work in the form of a paycheck, but what happens when you have an offer on the table for one that is unpaid? You should always weigh your options, but here are a few deciding factors that … More Unpaid Internships: Seven Things to Consider Before You Accept
The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here- the rematch that we’ve anticipated since last June. We’ve all heard the glorious “the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit” jokes and the criticism of Kevin Durant becoming a Warrior, but now, it will all be put to the test. As we prepare … More Five Questions That Need Answers: NBA Finals Edition