Posts from the ‘A Day on the Job’ category

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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What You Can Do With Your Business Management Major

Attention Business Management majors! Do you know what you’re going to do after college? No? That’s okay. Austin Pomerantz attended CSU Sacramento, majored in Business Management,…

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Building a Better Future with AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity

Graduation is starting to loom on the horizon, but you’re still not sure what you want to do. Should you leave the country to do a…

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