Written by Christina B, English '18 The First Avenue Career Fair is this Friday, March 2nd, and if you’re like me, you still haven’t printed out ANY resumes. Procrastination strikes again. Luckily, the Career Center not only has resume paper for sale (the good stuff, it’s linen people) but a handy printer that everyone can use. However, our dear printer is a little old and … [Read more...] about Printing Resumes in the Career Center
By Christina B, English '18 Career Fair season is upon us, and with the nerves such an event brings on, we might forget how to dress to impress. Sure, we know that wearing jeans to a professional event is not the best move, but after a long day of class and no time to run home to change, jeans may be the only option. Not a good look… While a career fair is not a job interview, … [Read more...] about Professional Attire
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