Posts tagged ‘Volunteering’

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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5 Ways to Make Friends in a New City

Recently we’ve talked about applying for a job in a new place. Now, I want to talk about the most important question to ask when you…

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Ever Think About Being an Athletic Coach? Here’s What You Need to Know

Confession time: Everything I know about athletic coaches is what I’ve learned by watching Coach Sue Sylvester’s antics on Glee. It turns out that most coaches…

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One College Senior Teaches Us How to Be Awesome at Everything

Your college years are the best time to experiment. And sure, for some people that means seeing if you can rock a pink mohawk or a…

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Photographs and Psychopaths: Molly’s Life as an Artist

As a second semester sophomore at Santa Clara University, Molly Stark did not know that she would graduate in 2012 with a double major in Art…

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Think Outside the Cubicle: Your Guide to Post-Graduation Travel and Teaching Gigs

Got the globe-trotting gene? Explore some of the teaching and travel opportunities for recent grads and post-grad life can be a big adventure!

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This Is Not a Normal Job: My Two Years with Teach For America

What are you dreading the most about joining the workforce? If it’s the idea of having someone constantly watch over you or the threat of not…

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Bridging the Achievement Gap: What It’s Like to Teach For America

In the immortal words of Alice Cooper, “School’s out for summer / school’s out forever.” But if the idea of joining the real world is creeping…

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