Archive for June, 2010

World Cup Fever

Don’t you just love the World Cup?  The images from South Africa are stunning and make you think about what a wide, incredible world we live in.  Watching all the team gather brings to mind my list of places I want to travel.  Why not start crossing some of those countries off of your list?  […]

Megan Buckingham (’07)

Summer of 2010, Megan writes: “Currently I’m  in San Francisco, working as a Program Associate for Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) and still working a bit for Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) as their intern & volunteer coordinator. CPR is a coalition, of which PANNA is an active member, so it’s a great gig […]

Jennifer Lee (’10)

Following her graduation, Jennifer heads to New York City, where she will attend Fordham University Law School, beginning in the fall of 2010.

Natalie Norberg (’10)

AS of the fall of 2010, Natalie will be in Zhuhai, China, where she will be employed by United International College as a teaching assistant in English. She joins another 2010 graduate of our department, Beau Hillesheim.

Beau Hillesheim (’10)

Beau heads to China in the fall of 2010, to spend a year as an English teaching assistant, employed by United International College in Zhuhai. He will be joined there by another 2010 graduate of our department, Natalie Norberg.

Softening the Blow

You had high hopes for this job.  The job requirements matched your skill set perfectly.  You aced your interviews.  And you imagined hearing those sweet words so many long to hear: “You’re hired.”Instead you got a rejection letter.  According to recent Department of Labor stats, there are nearly six people vying for every open position […]

Friendship is Golden

We all need friends – and when you are in the midst of a job search, they can be especially important to give you some emotional support and a chance to laugh for hours and de-stress.  And of course, friends can offer great job leads through their own connections.  But be aware of these potential […]

7 Deadly Sins…

…for New Hires Congratulations, you landed the job!  The hard part is over right?  Not exactly.  Your first few weeks in a new company are crucial.  And it’s not just mastering the technical skills that can bring challenges.  How you behave in your new work environment is just as, if not more, important. Avoid these […]