The Career Fair: A Necessary Evil

So I’m standing here, résumés in hand, begging my friend not to leave my side. We’ve arrived at the career fair early, too early it almost seems, as there’s practically no one here. “So we just dive right in?” I ask my friend. He’s in the same professional development class I’m in and we’re both…

It Takes a Village to Find a Job in This Crappy Economy

One of the predominant questions that I have taken away from this course is that regarding the role of faculty in career development for students of the humanities. Articles that people have brought up in this class, such as Alexandra Lorde’s “Whose Job Is It Anyway?” (which Whitney posted) and Patricia Okker’s “It’s the Faculty’s…