[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’m participating in an investigative journalism fellowship called News21 through Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. I obtained the internship after completing an online application where I had to submit a resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation. I only pursued the internship after receiving encouragement and support from Mrs.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I am interning with The Rebel Walk which is a magazine and website that covers Ole Miss athletics. I am lucky to have met such a nice and supportive supervisor, Evelyn Van Pelt, the owner and publisher of The Rebel Walk, on Twitter a few months ago. After exchanging messages, she offered me a position as
“Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life” were the first words I heard on my first day of college. As an undeclared freshman, I became very anxious when I heard this. I went from bright-eyed and hopeful to overthinking my existence in seconds. It was only my first semester at a community
“In a social-media workshop with staff members on Friday, Sudeep Reddy, a managing editor at Politico, said that the organization discards “dozens” of job applications and referrals over inappropriate, partisan or puerile tweets…” Click the link to read more about what ‘toxic’ means to potential employers and how to avoid losing out on jobs because of
I was prepared for a casual summer of relaxation and catching up on my ever-growing pile of books, but what I networked my way into was even better than anything I could have read about in a book. Maybe I’m overselling it a little, but it really was the best summer of my life. This
It’s an old saw: higher education can never change because, after all, it hasn’t in the 2,500 years since Socrates paced the Academy. There’s only one problem. That’s not true. It has not been the case in the past, and it should not be so — especially now. Between 1860 and 1925, the old Puritan
Until college graduation, students spend their whole lives preparing for one thing: a job. Fortunately, unemployment among college graduates has been on the decline in the last decade, but many graduates still struggle to find well-paying jobs to start their new lives in the workforce. College graduates with a bachelor’s degree or higher are currently
Graduating from college is a mixed bag of emotions. On one hand, you are relieved to be finally done with school. No more final exams, no more term papers, no more last-minute assignments due before 3 p.m., that’s all over. The other end of that spectrum is a sense of dread. Most graduates have been