Posts tagged ‘Non-Profits’

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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My Life in Portland Oregon as a Recent Grad

Grab your Patagonia fleece, your mustache wax, and your favorite reusable coffee mug. Leave your umbrella at home. Why, you ask? Because we’re headed to Portland…

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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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What’s It Like to Be in AmeriCorps?

College is a time of unbridled enthusiasm—whether you’re learning how to identify themes of magical realism in Salman Rushdie’s novels, developing the ability to create a…

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Life’s Too Short to Not Love Your Job: Why I Work at a Non-Profit

When you’re considering your career options, it’s easy to focus on large companies. They’re the ones with the big budgets and the cool stuff to hand…

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Working in Admissions: One Way to Guide Students Without Being a Professor

It’s kind of crazy that I don’t remember her name, but I’ll never forget the way she made me feel—and how much she influenced my entire…

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How to Avoid Being Miserable at Work

Your alarm is ringing. Seriously—how can it be morning ALREADY? Didn’t you JUST go to sleep? You drag yourself out of bed, take a swig of…

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Is This the Solution to Student Loan Debt?

Want to go to college, but want someone else to front the bill? The opportunity may be closer than you think. What am I talking about?…

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What It’s Like to Work at the EPA

What if your first job after college was doing something that not only affected you, but also the rest of the U.S.A.’s population? Sounds pretty crazy,…

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We Can’t Think of a Career More Meaningful Than This One

Picture your ideal working environment. Does it involve a pet-friendly office, regular happy hours, and tons of free snacks in the office kitchen? Or are you…

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