Posts tagged ‘Writing / Editing’

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 Writing a Book Helped Katherine Schwarzenegger With Life After College

When Katherine Schwarzenegger graduated from college, she was left feeling how many recent graduates feel: confused, nervous, and insecure about her future. For the first time…

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I Just Graduated… Now What?

Here at the AfterCollege Blog, our goal is pretty simple: to help college students and recent grads figure out what they might like to do with…

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How to Use Email Without Pissing Off Your Boss

We love sharing cat videos and Ryan Gosling photos, but your boss and coworkers might not feel the same way. A quick guide to using email appropriately.

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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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What’s It Like to Work in PR for a Publishing Company?

Think back to the last article you read. Whether it was a BuzzFeed post on 12 Animals That Need a Vacation, an investigation into the fancy…

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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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What Dumbledore, Haymitch, and Obi-Wan Kenobi Can Teach You About Your Career

Harry Potter had Dumbledore. Katniss and Peeta had Haymitch (when he wasn’t drunk). Luke Skywalker had Obi-Wan Kenobi. Yes, some of our favorite protagonists owe their…

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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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