Is there an internship or job that you really want, but on the application, you don’t meet all of the qualifications? Well, then you should probably give up on that dream and settle for something else. Just kidding! Actually, you should apply for that position anyway, at least that’s some advice that I’ve been given … Continue reading Reaching for a Higher Position
A concept that has come up lately, both for me personally and in my role as a career coach and leadership coach, is the power of our environment on our behaviors, and the balance between adapting to surrounding pressures while ensuring we are staying true to ourselves. Two Invisibilia podcasts I listened to recently are … Continue reading The power of our environment on our behaviors
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving Break is already here, this semester seems to be flying by! That just makes this break from classes, work, and student orgs even more appealing. But if you’re like me, you don’t want to be lazy the entire time you’re on break, sometimes breaks are the best time to have … Continue reading 3 things to do while you’re on Thanksgiving Break
Major: Geography-Urban Planning and Sustainability Graduation date: 2021 Involvement on campus: Ciao Club Treasurer, Geography Club Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA This week we selected Lauren Conner as our Bobcat Spotlight because of her leadership and involvement in the World Food Day Food Drive. Lauren is a freshman but is already getting involved on campus and participated … Continue reading Lauren Conner gains leadership experience through World Food Day Food Drive
We've been exploring different topics and ways to get to know yourself as the theme of our blog for the past couple of months. One thing we haven't done is looked at what it means to be you and what makes you, you. Philosopher Julian Baggini talks about this subject in his TED talk, "Is … Continue reading Is there a real you?
Major: Journalism: News and Information with a specialization in Spanish Exp. Graduation Date: Spring 2019 Hometown: Aurora, Ohio Involvement on Campus: Vice President of OU chapter of Society of Professional Journalists, ACRN DJ Redzup, Harry Potter Alliance Member and Media Chair, The Post Culture Staff Member Where was your internship this summer and can you … Continue reading Mary Puzder talks about her experience as an intern at ideastream and studying abroad in Spain
Over the past two months, we’ve pushed this idea of knowing yourself—a lot. We wrote blogs, sent emails, made mentions in multiple newsletters to your faculty. Frankly, we were kind of relentless about it. And for good reason, we know it matters. But, without years of work under your belt, it might be hard to … Continue reading So, how does knowing yourself actually affect your career?/ Know yourself, a case study