Those Who Can’t, Teach… Unless They Don’t Want To

Use Career Assessments to Actually Assess Your Career        Career assessment tests, such as StrengthsQuest, can help those young professionals who are working to discover what they want out of a career. After completing the StrengthsQuest test, I discovered that my top five strengths are Harmony, Learner, Discipline, Intellection, and Context… but what…

Mining for Gold in this Class

This class was more like an upbeat, fun, slightly intimidating excavation site than an overwhelming professionalization workshop. Most students walked into class carrying a heavy load of criticism, which their society, upon declaring a humanities major, had placed upon them. English majors are regularly told, “Well, you won’t make any money,” and otherwise lectured on…

“Now I HAVE to Get My Résumé Together”

When I heard about a professionalism workshop class, my immediate reaction was, “now I have to get my résumé together…” I think I speak for a lot of students when I say that it’s hard to get yourself to sit and write out a résumé without a clear goal in mind. What do I include? Does high school…