Rosie Cohen, a junior majoring in history and minoring in theatre arts & law & society spent the summer of 2021 as an interpretation intern at Old Sturbridge Village, a living history museum in central Massachusetts. How did you find out about this opportunity and how did you apply? I found out about this opportunity […]
By Tereza Lopez ’21 I’ve been working to get into the publishing industry for a while now. When I was around twelve, I made the decision that I wanted to be an editor. I wanted to be in the writing and creation process of books—because I love books. I started trying to get my foot […]
After some massive blows – the semester’s abrupt end, the cancellation of my summer internship, and the indefinite postponement of study abroad due to the pandemic – there were days when I could barely get out of bed because I just did not have the energy to get any work done. Feeling discouraged was an understatement. But I knew I had to start looking for opportunities again.
One of my favourite movies as a child was Meet the Robinsons, a Disney film about a boy who travels to a place where anything is possible: the future. Now, as a senior in college, I dread thinking of the future and hearing the question What are you doing next year? As much as I try to remember this quote from the movie “keep moving forward”, it’s difficult to even think about doing that, especially when your plans don’t fall through and you have no idea what your next steps should be.
You’ve done everything you’re supposed to. You worked hard in all your classes, embraced challenge after challenge (after challenge…) and consistently sought out opportunities for growth in the form of internships, jobs, and volunteer work. By now, your inbox should be filled with invitations for interviews and hiring managers should be tripping over themselves trying to get you to work for them, right? Well, not exactly.