A Professionalization Class Jobs for a liberal arts major are endless, but most of us don’t realize it yet. I saw a small paper stuck to the wall of my adviser’s cubicle. Nothing fancy or anything. Just a bunch of words. What caught my eyes was ENGL. A bunch of random letters smashed into one… Read More What Comes After
“Hey, Mom. What do you think about me going into the Peace Corps?” “I don’t want to say no, … but I don’t want to say yes.” It can be difficult to find a career path for those who don’t have a specific passion or interest. Some people have it easy and know exactly what… Read More Now What? A Guide to Finding the Right Career Path for You
We’ve all felt and heard the judgment. ‘You’re a liberal arts major? So, you plan on being a teacher.’ Even though, for some, the thought of teaching screaming five-year olds or moody fifteen-year olds sends us running away in fear. For others, that might seem like a dream come true, but most of us have… Read More Assessing the pros of a Liberal Arts Major
Recently, I attended my first two college career fairs with vastly different experiences after each one. Because the first career fair was a trial, there was significantly less pressure and I enjoyed myself. I was, however, required to attend the second career fair for the Professionalism course I am enrolled in; I found it much… Read More Don’t Lie at Career Fairs, and Other Lessons Learned.
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… Read More The Career Fair: A Necessary Evil
Career fairs can seem daunting, particularly if you buy into the success stories like I did. It is easy when you are worried about your job prospects (and feel the ever present shadow of graduation lurking) to put too much weight on these kind of events. It can feel like your entire future is riding… Read More Don’t Panic: An Anxious Undergrad’s Guide to Career Fairs
As an English Creative Writing major, I often get a look of disappointment among family and friends when asked what I am studying at the University of Arkansas. “What are you going to do with that? Teach?” is the usual follow-up question. Another popular one is “So you gonna write a novel?” This is the… Read More Pro Wrestling and Jokes, a Search for Relevance.