Archive for ‘May, 2014’

What It’s Like to Work at the EPA

What if your first job after college was doing something that not only affected you, but also the rest of the U.S.A.’s population? Sounds pretty crazy,…

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3 Cover Letter Crimes—Why You Never Got An Interview

A friend of mine works at a recording studio. Students and recent graduates are constantly reaching out to see if they can intern there. Some of…

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What You Should Know About Working in Sales Via Our New Talent Solutions Team

The AfterCollege talent solutions team (formerly known as “sales”) just got a little bigger! We’ve added four new members to our family. We decided to sit…

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The Person You’re Dating is in Med School? Here’s How to Deal

It’s finally happened. You’ve thrown your bejeweled graduation cap into the air, taken a thousand pictures with your parents and fellow now-alumni, and partied like there’s…

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Ever Wonder What It’s Like to Work in Local Government?

Almost as soon as the plane’s wheels hit down on the cracked cement of the landing strip, you can feel the humidity wrap you in its…

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Why Linux Is a Developer’s Best Friend—And How to Make It Yours, Too

Are you thinking about becoming a developer or dabbling in programming to improve your chances of finding a job? If your answer is yes, you’ll definitely…

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Welcome to the Real World: Interview with Lauren Berger of InternQueen

If you’re about to graduate (or just graduated), chances are you’ve heard one or two people mention something called “the real world,” but what is this…

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How I Went From Total Beginner to Senior Web Developer

Think you’d like to get into web development but don’t have the right degree or background? The good news is that it’s never been easier to…

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Life Lessons of All Sizes in Ben Carpenter’s The Bigs

Serious question time: What do you want to do after you graduate? Do you see yourself working in finance? Start-ups? Owning a bar? As a CEO?…

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Mike Rowe Talks Work, Twentysomethings, and Dirty Jobs

My nerves are definitely getting to me as I wait to interview the Dirty Jobs man himself: Mike Rowe. When offered a beverage, I decline (though…

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