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Internship Application Pro-Tip for Humanities Majors

I’m about to add this internship with a New York Public Radio podcast to our internship lineup, and I happen to notice the following information in the application instructions: This ad gives you the prompt for this particular internship — but the basic principle behind the prompt applies to any internship you apply for, any […]

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Is It Time to Apply for an Internship?

 Why Should I Apply for an Internship? Learn more at our upcoming workshop: Internships: How, When, and Why. Tuesday, October 20, 5;30pm. Register on Handshake for Zoom link. It’s important to gain experience outside the classroom while you’re in college so you can explore potential career paths learn more about your strengths acquire skills show […]

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Editorial Assistant for SourceLab, great opportunity

Sponsored by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Job Position: Editorial Assistant, SourceLab (3 hours/week, $15/hour, Spring Semester 2020 with a possibility to continue through Fall 2021) SourceLab, a digital documentary publishing project sponsored by the Department of History at Illinois, seeks an Editorial Assistant for Spring 2020.  This position […]

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“I Don’t Want a Desk Job”

Humanities majors often start with what they don’t want when they start exploring their career options. “I don’t want to teach” is the first filter, often followed by “I don’t want a desk job.” Sometimes it’s more specifically, “I don’t want a corporate job.” If a desk is a deal-breaker, so be it. But it’s […]

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Would You Be Willing to Leave Your Family at Disneyland?

Every Sunday, the New York Times business section publishes an interview with a CEO. The feature is called “Corner Office” and is well worth following to understand what people mean when they talk about “company culture” and “fit.” Towards the end of the column, the interviewer always asks about the specific interview questions that CEO […]

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