Category Archives: Work Experience

Starting your Future Now

Why wait until you get the job? Start sharpening your skills today! Continue reading

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Opportunity Is What Happens While You’re Busy Studying

Well, that title is a little wordy. Basically, earning a degree and working a full time job can bear a heavy load on anyone. Some full-time students even work more than one job to support themselves and thinking about the … Continue reading

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7 tips that helped this mom start graduate school successfully

Parenting is hard by itself, now go ahead and throw employment and graduate school on top of that. Sounds like a recipe for chaos, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can accomplish graduate school while working … Continue reading

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Thank you & Good Bye

Hello Everyone, This will be the last blog post I will write as a student and recent graduate of a program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The past 2 years as a student blogger has given me a … Continue reading

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Final Farewells

It’s hard to believe, but on Monday I finished up my nine-week fellowship with Historic Deerfield, a museum in Massachusetts. The last weeks of the fellowship were particularly intense as the six of us fellows were completing our 25-page research … Continue reading

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Trekking Along

If there’s one thing I’ve accomplished this summer during my fellowship at Historic Deerfield, it’s a lot of walking! Between trekking up and down the mile-long Main Street of town and going on trips to local museums and historic sites, … Continue reading

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Preparing for Peace Corps

THE WAIT IS OVER! I finally received my medical clearance to go work in Cambodia! To those who have been following my blog posts regularly or semi-regularly for the past 2 years or so, you will already know about my passion … Continue reading

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Around Town

The past three weeks here in Historic Deerfield‘s summer fellowship program have been unbelievably busy, but full of incredible learning opportunities. Every day has been packed full of tours of historic buildings, seminars with museum curators, and talks on the … Continue reading

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Embracing the Unknown

Have you ever waited for something for weeks or months? A letter of acceptance from your first choice college, a call for an interview at a dream job, and so on… I have a job right after graduation: to serve … Continue reading

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Day One

Today, I started my fellowship at Historic Deerfield in Massachusetts at full speed with a series of tours and talks orientating myself and the five other undergraduate fellows to the museum. I’ve never been to Historic Deerfield before or even … Continue reading

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