Posts tagged ‘College’

What Does Project Runway Have to Do With Working at a Non-Profit?

Here at AfterCollege, we love helping people navigate the transition between college and career. But many students wouldn’t even have the opportunity to make it to…

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How One Theatre Major Ended up in Customer Care

You’ve just spent the past four years immersing yourself in all aspects of theatre—the playwrights, the history, the technical aspects of putting on productions. So when…

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How to Choose a Business School That Will Fit You

Your years post-college have been spent working with the Peace Corps and later at a job you really have no interest in. Now, you’ve decided to…

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3 Ways to Find People for Informational Interviews

It seemed like fate—I had just read an article describing the rustic, birdhouse-inspired design at Twitter and then I received an email from my graduate school…

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The 3 Choices That Defined My Twentysomething Life

I recently swallowed my pride and talked about some of the soul-crushing disappointments and flat-out failures of my twenties. If you missed that post, you can…

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Surviving San Francisco: An Intern’s Tale

Are you taking an internship or a permanent position in San Francisco? I’m no expert, but I’ve picked up a thing or two about settling into…

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10 Resources for Dealing With Student Loan Debt

Friends, it’s time. We’ve got to talk about student loan debt. Every once in a while, you’ll hear about that rare person who came up with…

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Bet You Didn’t Know Your Career Center Offered This

The college career center. That looming building on the far side of campus. You heard that they offer services that might be helpful, but you just…

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4 Skills You Learned in College That’ll Help Your Job Search

Your phone buzzes, and you can’t help but feel a little excitement. Maybe it’s an email from one of the roughly 5 bajillion companies you’ve applied…

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Why Working in Retail Might Be the Key to Landing Your Dream Job

“Excuse me, but do you have this in, like, any other colors?” You cringe at the high-pitched voice that is already filled with dissatisfaction. You know…

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