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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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A slice of intern life, with a heaping side of humility

Last week I had my first difficult interview since starting my internship here in Portland. It didn’t turn sour until the very end, and I think I salvaged things enough that this person will talk to me again. But in … Continue reading

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Just say yes.

Journalism was never my “thing” growing up, it was just an idea put into my head by TV shows and movies as this fantastic crazy career that endlessly ricochets around the world, dragging you along with it. And it is … Continue reading

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The Exit Strategy

Let’s rewind four years back. I was 18-years-old and preparing to graduate high school from Hickory High in North Carolina. A question that I hated seemed to always come up: “What are you going to do after graduation?” I knew … Continue reading

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Settling into the Internship

Well, I’m about three and a half weeks into my internship. Let me tell you—I absolutely did not belong in a classroom. For anyone feeling like school is a waste of time, pulling you every and each direction that you don’t … Continue reading

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So You Wanna be an Intern

Being an intern is a valuable and rewarding experience, but balancing work, school and a personal life is more difficult than you think. Part of being an intern is learning to manage your time and prioritize your work so everything … Continue reading

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Keep proactive; think about the future

I know it’s only Week 4 and we’re all getting settled at our internships and life in Portland but I always have in the back of my mind: What’s next after this internship? What’s next after graduation? What am I … Continue reading

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