By Emily Neelon, Communication, Class of 2017 Armed with an English degree and a resume highlighting positions at Kinfolk Magazine and journalism non-profit Next City, Class of 2014's Kelsey Thomas is every journalism-hopeful's qween. But, as she reveals in her Q&A with the Career Center, her success was fueled by copious amounts of Stumptown coffee and some serious … [Read more...] about On telling the stories that matter: Kelsey Thomas, Class of 2014
By Briana Rossi When I first declared Biology as my major, I had no idea what I wanted to do, just that I liked the subject and knew it was broad enough that I would have a variety of career options. There are quite an assortment of fields within Biology and the curriculum at UP gives you a great introduction to many of them. By my junior year I developed a better … [Read more...] about Internship Spotlight: Public Health Intern at OHSU
By Emily Neelon, Communication, Class of 2017 Looking out over the Portland skyline from the window of Portland Radio Project's downtown studio, Rebecca Webb reflects on her thirty-seven years in the storytelling business. “You make the best decisions that you can as you go along,” Webb remembers. Clearly, she made all the right decisions. With a degree in broadcast … [Read more...] about Radio isn’t dead : Portland Radio Project’s Rebecca Webb on 37 years in the industry she loves
Year after year, I started to realize that there was no “perfect” internship out there for me. The opportunities provided by my advisors and professors were great, but didn’t necessarily cater to my specific interests. As I became more involved in my community, however, I saw that there were plenty of opportunities out there – they just weren’t outlined or set in stone for … [Read more...] about My Internship in Community Development
While looking for jobs and/or internships, you should definitely keep an eye out for opportunities to become a volunteer coordinator. I have been working as a volunteer coordinator for a local non-profit for the last 9 months and I absolutely love it! This type of position is ideal experience for students. Students can get their feet wet in a number of skills, such as … [Read more...] about What is a volunteer coordinator?