Posts tagged ‘Reed College’

From Java to Gemstones: How I Started My Own Jewelry Company

Yee-ow! You just burned yourself for the THIRD time today while frothing up what must be the five billionth cappuccino you’ve made this week. Your feet…

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6 Things You Don’t Think Matter… Until You Start Your First Job

Remember back when you were looking at colleges and how you thought you knew what mattered? Maybe you were wooed by the fancy-pants gym at your…

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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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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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5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare…

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How to Brave the Bureaucracy And Land a Teaching Job in Spain

Cobblestone streets imbued with centuries of history. Quiet afternoons where the streets are empty as everyone returns home for siesta. Enticing aromas beckoning from corner cafés.…

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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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Just a Few of the Crazy Things You Can Do With a Degree in Physics

What’s your ideal working environment: a lab, a surgery operating room, or your home office? Actually, there’s no need to choose just one. Play your cards…

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What Can a PhD in Science REALLY Do For You?

If you love science, there’s one obvious academic and career path. You just get your BS, your MS, your PhD, and then you’re set… right? Well,…

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Think Your Major Is Holding Back Your Job Search? Read This

When you’re in college, your whole life revolves around your major, so it’s easy to feel like it has to set the tone for your life…

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