Recipes aren’t written for one serving and cooking for one is daunting. I’ve tried. After a few attempts at cutting the ingredient quantities in the proper amounts for one serving, I realized that measuring out to 3/16ths of a cup and 2/5 of a tablespoon is not worth it. Additionally, it’s kind of depressing, and a lot of work. So I stopped trying.
Just because I stopped cooking in portions [...]
People often ask me: “How did you end up there?” What they want to know is how I got a job that requires analytical and technical web skills after spending four years studying broadcast journalism.
The answer is simple: I received a second degree in internships.
My diploma may only list broadcast journalism, but the piece of paper I hand out to employers — my resume — proves otherwise.
I initially [...]
It’s that time of the year again – time for sniffles, sneezes, sore throats and body aches. Except, I don’t have time for “that time,” and I’m guessing you don’t either. Catching a cold or the flu can take you out of the game for weeks. Being ill means having to stay home from class, having to call off work, and having to miss out on a night on the town with friends. No one wants that.
Beans have a bad rep—remember singing, “beans beans the musical fruit…” in elementary school? Beans are quite a magical food—but not for the reasons that elementary song lists! Beans offer a boatload of fiber and protein at a fraction of the cost that meats do. They also provide a healthy dose of antioxidants, something that meat doesn’t. By eating beans a few times a week, interns can [...]
Take advantage of your fall break and network
Many schools are having fall breaks in this week. Although students are on vacation, employees are still working in their companies. Why don’t you consider giving your career a boost by utilizing your fall break to network? Plan ahead and schedule informational interviews with professionals. Here are some tips on how to utilize fall break [...]
Since completing four years of college just months ago, there are classes I have already erased from my memory and lessons that I likely won’t recall in a year’s time. But there is one piece of advice that I received in my first broadcast journalism class that I will never forget.
“If someone in your internship asks you to sweep the floor,” my professor said, “you grab a broom and say: ‘I’m [...]