Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Power of Networking

I remember hearing a statistic once that roughly 70-80% of jobs are never posted. So if most jobs never even make it to a website like Monster, where do they go? Well according to an NPR article, “the vast majority … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act: Work vs Life

After the initial excitement of starting my new internship in Portland started to fade, real life began to set in. No longer are my only priorities to pass all my classes and have fun with my friends. Now I have … Continue reading

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When Feeling Overwhelmed

It’s been almost a month since I started working at my current internship and it’s been very rewarding from the moment it started. Everyday, I find myself learning new things not only about the job, but about myself. However, every … Continue reading

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Positivity is Key

There’s a lot of pressure as a young intern stepping foot in a new employment situation filled with senior workers. With new people, a new office and new rules to learn, entry level positions can definitely become overwhelming in the beginning. The trick … Continue reading

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A PSA About Being Prepared

Be prepared. That is one of the biggest pieces of advice I can give. You would be surprised at how much even a little bit of preparation will benefit you. Whether its preparing for an interview, phone call, client meeting … Continue reading

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Be A Self-Starter

I’ve heard the term “self-starter” many, many times as a student in the J-school. The importance of finding motivation from yourself and not others is drilled into the daily curriculum. It wasn’t until I started my internship that I found … Continue reading

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Waste No Time

It’s week four of my internship, yet I feel like I’ve been here for months. I have learned the ways of the office and done my best to make a great first impression by following these 5 tips . I am … Continue reading

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