Posts tagged ‘Creative Writing Major’

How to Build Your Portfolio in 9 Easy Steps

We’ve reviewed the rules of résumé writing and emphasized the importance of job interview etiquette. But what if you want a job that doesn’t follow that…

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Looking for a Summer Internship in San Francisco? Work With Us!

The AfterCollege team is super thrilled to announce that we’re running our summer internship program for the second year in a row. Here’s some basic info…

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Why English Majors Should Consider a Career in Public Relations After College

Have you ever thought about writers and how they all seem to share characteristics that pull them away from other people? You know what I’m talking…

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How to Deal With Being Unemployed After Graduation

In an ideal world, no new grad would have to deal with unemployment (that’s what AfterCollege is all about, BTW), but let’s get real for a second. We know…

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How to Negotiate Your First-Ever Salary

You’re not in any position to negotiate salary when it’s your first job, right? Not necessarily! Read our guide to getting the best possible compensation.

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Are You Wrong About Your “Dream Job”?

“Sometimes when you’re looking into the future it can be hard to see where you’re going, but when you look back it kind of all makes…

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5 Jobs That Let You Put Your English Major to Use

When I graduated with my BA in Literature, my limited work experience and the lousy economic circumstances at the time led me to believe there were…

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How “Quit Your Job” Was the Best Advice a Mentor Ever Gave Me

It’s not always easy to spot a mentorship moment. Sometimes your mentor doesn’t look like Mr. Miyagi. Sometimes there’s no cookie-cutter advice like, “Work hard and…

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24 Things You Need to Know Before Turning 24

Want to know a secret? Today I turn 24. Yep. That means it’s my birthday. That also means it’s been three years since I studied abroad…

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4 Real-Life Skills I’ve Learned From Blogging

Guest author Christine Barba is a blogging queen. Over the past summer she started a blog called Project Light to Life and has been busy producing…

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