Category Archives: Work Experience

Get Involved!

Somehow, this semester is almost over! In a matter of weeks it will be 2023, and that means the start of the spring semester. If there is anything I could advise anyone of any year to do, it would be … Continue reading

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Gaining Confidence

These past two weeks have been super busy, and boy, have I learned a lot! On two separate occasions, the phrase “practice makes perfect” rang true. My first experience began at the USG Open House, and the second was learning … Continue reading

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Take a Sick Day

This morning, my partner woke up and immediately told me he’s not going to work today. He’s been feeling sick for a few days, and while he’s pretty sure it’s just allergies, he decided he needs time to rest if … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing

What is job shadowing? It is a temporary non-paid noncredit experience where you follow an employee at an organization and learn about a particular job or industry. While shadowing, you experience the normal day-to-day activities they might experience while working … Continue reading

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Great Resignation or Great Reshuffle?

You’ve seen the signs like the one above everywhere. While it’s most noticeable in customer service industries like food service and retail, organizations across all industries are complaining about a “labor shortage”. But the shortage is not in the labor … Continue reading

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Keeping up with your connections

As future professionals, we all know the importance networking and making connections have for our career paths, but maintaining your connections is just as important as gaining them. So what is needed to maintain your connections? Well, first of all, … Continue reading

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Life as a Pre-Med Student

I am a senior at the University of Maryland College Park here at USG, studying Biological Sciences. Becoming a Biology major wasn’t a simple decision, and during my first two years at Montgomery College, I was very indecisive about my … Continue reading

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How to Land a Summer Job/Internship

Looking for a job, internship, or research experience and don’t know where to start? Believe it or not, recruitment for Summer 2022 has already begun! But right now is the perfect time to start preparing to land the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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Alumni Event Recap

Last night I attended the COMM Alumni Panel set-up by the University Career Center. Alumni are a great resource and I found it super useful to hear about their personal experiences transitioning from college to a job. The COMM alums … Continue reading

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is when you feel you are not qualified or deserve to be where you are despite all of your skills, talents, and accomplishments. The first time I experienced imposter syndrome was a few weeks before I transferred to … Continue reading

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