Posts from the ‘A Day on the Job’ category

Are You Ready to Be a Marketing Manager? This Is What You Need to Know

Brittany Williams is halfway through her 15-mile bike commute home after work when she picks up the phone for our interview. Only slightly out of breath,…

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Sharks, Alcohol, and Parties: A Day in the Life of a Marketing Coordinator at a Wine Company

Ariel Orodenker wasn’t sure what to major in at Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai’i. She knew that she wanted to start her…

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I Thought I Was an Editorial Assistant… So What Am I Doing in the Kitchen?

The okonomiyaki on the grill is sizzling, the miso soup is about to boil over, and I’m still frantically chopping pickled ginger for the garnish. Oh,…

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How to Do Meaningful Work: Become a Mental Health Occupational Therapist

You meet him. He’s young. Twenty years old at most. His large brown eyes, shaded by a baseball cap, don’t meet yours as he reaches out…

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Your Quick Guide to Starting a Career in Physical Therapy

What do Michael Jordan, country singer Randy Travis, and my grandmother all have in common? No, this isn’t the start of some crass joke. I’m looking…

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The News Never Sleeps—And Neither Does This Job

You arrive at the office with your grande skinny vanilla latte and a backpack full of granola bars. From the moment you sit down and turn…

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Poop Can Be Powerful—Ecological Sanitation with SOIL in Haiti

You wait on a street corner, taking in the lush tropical scenery and the colorful clothing of the locals. It’s hard to believe that only a…

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Selling Without Being in Sales: Life as a Creative Recruiting Associate

“Let’s just move,” Shana Tsukiyama said to her boyfriend one day. Two weeks later they got in their car, drove across the country, and moved in…

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What It’s Like Working as the Wellness Coordinator at the YMCA

As we come up into the holiday season, are you prepared to answer all of your relatives when they ask, “So, what are you majoring in?” Why…

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