Archive for ‘July, 2014’

I’m a Writer! Deal With It.

I vividly remember stumbling upon the announcement for the AfterCollege internship program. I had already applied to, been rejected from, and turned down a number of…

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My First Job After College: Freelancing in Tokyo

It’s been a few months since you graduated. Every morning you wake up and feel a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach because you…

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5 Ways to Be Broke and Happy

If you’re a recent grad, you’re probably going to be broke. A lot. I’m not here to offer savings tips or solutions to your empty pockets.…

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What Does a Social Media Marketing Intern Do?

Austin Pomerantz sat back with a sigh. Having graduated from CSU Sacramento in December, he knew it was time to find a job. There was one…

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5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare…

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AfterCollege and the White House Work to Find You Better Jobs

If you haven’t heard, we here at AfterCollege are passionate about finding students and recent graduates their first jobs and internships. But, more than that, we…

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Is Choosing a Career You Love a Luxury?

Unpaid internships. Labors of love. Jobs that don’t pay much but make you feel good. We’d all probably love to take a job like this, but…

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Lifestyle Design: Miki Agrawal on Creating a Life You Love

“Have you ever seen 21 Jump Street?” This is decidedly NOT the response I was expecting when I asked writer and social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal about…

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Would You Survive a Day in the Life of an HR Consultant?

It’s your job to interact with hundreds of people a day. You know intimate details of their lives. You deal with their drama, concerns, and their…

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I Thought My Father Was a “Garbage Man” But He’s a Chemical Engineer

“I spent most of my childhood thinking my dad was a garbage man,” my college roommate shrugs as we sit and talked over two Frappuccinos, “then…

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