Posts tagged ‘Volunteering’

5 Ways to Get a Teaching Job After College

“At the end I reached a point when I thought that I couldn’t do it anymore and that I’d never get a job as a teacher,”…

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Is High School the New College When It Comes to Internships?

Nothing is worse than oversleeping and missing your alarm. You wake up with a start and bolt out of bed, scrambling to the bathroom while your…

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How to Make the Most of Working at a Survival Job

Heart. Beating. Do you dare look? Your finger hovers over the keyboard, right above the “return” key. The whirring of your laptop is absurdly loud, and…

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The Truth About Becoming a Veterinarian (You Need More Than Just a Love of Animals)

Your brain aches from exhaustion and you’re guzzling down that eighth cup of coffee like it’s water. Bleary eyed, you push away those thoughts that are…

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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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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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How Volunteering Taught Me to Be Fake—And Why That’s a Good Thing

Want to know what I learned by volunteering? How to be fake. Now, before you jump in and start lecturing me about the importance of being…

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5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Singing songs, eating snack, playing with toys, and taking naps. Why wouldn’t everyone want a career in early childhood care? You play around all day and…

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How to Give Back As an Alum Without Opening Your Wallet

I don’t know about yours, but my alma mater’s alumnae donations office calls at least once a week. The exchange usually goes something like this: Me:…

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The Secret to Finding Purpose in Your Everyday Work

There’s trouble in paradise. The honeymoon is over. Recently something has been missing and though you try to be faithful, you can feel yourself straying. You…

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