Kick Start Your Career in College

How to kick start your career in college - get ahead and get a job, intern, volunteer, get involved, and improve your chances of getting hired after graduation. #CollegeAdvice

As a college student, it can feel like your life is on hold until you walk across that stage and that diploma is in your hands. Waiting to start the career you want, to move out on your own, to make money, and to live a life of freedom outside of classes and homework.

While I can’t help you escape classes and homework… I can help you begin to break into the industry of your dream job, where you can kick start your career in college.

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What I Learned from Taking Time Off Post-Grad

Today I am excited to introduce you to my friend Sophia, who is the founder of the new website New Girl at Work. Sophia is here today to share her experiences with taking a gap of time off between graduating school and starting her first post-grad job, and her advice on how it worked out for her!

When I received my job offer, I was given the choice between two start dates. One was a few weeks after graduation while the other was a whole four months later. I called my parents and, once the giddiness of having a job offer – an actual job! that pays money! – wore off, we came to discussing my start date.
My dad and I both agreed that it was an easy decision, but we did not agree on the actual decision. In a laughable moment, at the same time that he suggested the earlier date, I declared that I’d be delaying work for a few months.
Here’s what I’ve learned in my downtime. Read More

Q&A: College 101

Today I have an incredibly exciting new project to share with you! Introducing:

What is it?

Millennial Q&A is a segment (half podcast, half blog post) where my best friend Sara and I answer questions that you submit to us. We’re talking college tips, interview advice, dating scenarios, friend drama, financial troubles, career struggles, and more.

In each episode we’re answering a collection of questions all surrounding a specific topic or theme.

This segment’s theme? College 101. Read More!