Career Fair: Step Towards a Less Ambiguous Future

I went through four years of college ignoring emails alerting me about “career fairs” before realizing that liberal arts majors are allowed to attend them. I expected nothing but suits walking around, passing out résumés like peep show flyers. My expectations weren’t too far off, but weren’t correct either. I got the appearance right. There… Read More Career Fair: Step Towards a Less Ambiguous Future

Not the Next Joyce: Writing Careers for the Rest of Us

I had a conversation the other day about the stereotypes of different “majors’” behaviors. We worked our way from Business and Accounting students to the humanities. We got to Creative Writing. I said, “a literature teacher told me that creative writing majors differ from English majors because they ‘actually care about the literature.’” I wasn’t… Read More Not the Next Joyce: Writing Careers for the Rest of Us