Written by Christina B, English '18 Cellar Door is a quaint coffee shop in Southeast Portland with a wooden interior: wood floorboards, tables, chairs, and the dark counter top where the contrasting white Square Register rests. There are two baristas listening to mellow indie music. One asks the other if he can take a smoke break. I take in the room as I set my things down … [Read more...] about How to Info Interview…
Written by Christina B, English '18 Planning for life after college is extremely unnerving. We prepare ourselves for the job search, hoping that our education taught us the skills to succeed. In the backs of our minds, we know that hands on experience is vital; sitting in a classroom can only teach us the concepts and we must apply them to action ourselves. Internships have … [Read more...] about Meet UP Business Interns!
Written by Christina Beningfield, English, Class of 2018 With the holiday season fast approaching, we begin to prep for the inevitable family interrogations. What are you doing when you graduate? How’s school, what are you thinking about doing after? We’ve read of the various ways we can flip these questions to our advantage; asking our nosy relatives how they can actually … [Read more...] about Navigating the Informational Interview
By Emily Neelon, Communication Studies, Class of 2017 Standing in an auditorium packed full of camera-armed parents and black-gown clad twenty-somethings, Cassie Sheridan threw her graduation cap up into the air, giving a nod to four years of working smart, playing hard and learning important lessons in unexpected ways. But as Cassie's cap, emblazoned with the words "I … [Read more...] about On Containing Multitudes: Cassie Sheridan, Class of 2015