• Imposter Syndrome: When Your Best Is Never Enough

    Imposter Syndrome: When Your Best Is Never Enough

    You’ve finally landed that dream internship or received praise from your professor on that project you poured your heart and soul into over the last month when, just as you’re about to celebrate and breathe a sigh of relief, that feeling hits you. You know the one—the feeling that at any minute, someone is going to realize the truth. The truth that you’ve known all along and have just been hoping others wouldn’t find out, that you are aren’t qualified enough, talented enough, experienced enough or whatever enough to deserve the praise or opportunities being showered upon you.

  • Five Ways to Make the Inevitable Job Search a Little More Bearable

    Five Ways to Make the Inevitable Job Search a Little More Bearable

    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. 

  • A Step “Back In Time” Prepares History Major for the Future

    A Step “Back In Time” Prepares History Major for the Future

    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 […]

  • Why We Need Neurodiversity in the Workplace

    Why We Need Neurodiversity in the Workplace

    By Rachel White Contrary to the stigma—the impact of neurodiversity in the workplace reflects a commentary of high value and benefit throughout an organization which spans across industries. Whether in customer service or technical operations, employers, employees, and consumers alike recognize the positive impact and specific skill-sets these individuals have within the context of consumer […]

  • “Showing Up” to Work as a Latinx Professional

    “Showing Up” to Work as a Latinx Professional

    My introduction to how to show up to work as a Latinx professional first came from what I observed at home. Growing up, my father was what I believed to be the quintessential businessman. As a teenager, I helped him pack for business trips to places like China, Russia, Uganda, Haiti, and Switzerland. While he […]

  • Navigating Familial Expectations as a Young South Asian

    Navigating Familial Expectations as a Young South Asian

    By Anisha Hassan ’21 As soon as I graduated, my inboxes started flooding with congratulatory messages showering me with love, asking me what my GPA was, and what my future plans were. As a South Asian, I am familiar with these messages, but it never gets easier to feel a pang of guilt that you […]

  • Finding Strength Together:                 Reapplying to Graduate School

    Finding Strength Together: Reapplying to Graduate School

    By Anisha Hassan ’21 As I got my last rejection letter from all the graduate schools I applied to, I never felt so defeated and alone. I felt like I was a failure and everyone around me was just getting ahead. I had it in my head that if I couldn’t do it the first […]

  • Hang Up Your Cap and Gown and Then Do These 4 Things

    Hang Up Your Cap and Gown and Then Do These 4 Things

    Graduation season at Clark is in full swing! This is an inspiring, celebratory, and – yes – bittersweet time for new grads. To help you adapt to life after Clark and alleviate some common stressors associated with finishing your degree, here are four things you should do immediately after hanging up your cap and gown.

  • Why Saying “Let’s Keep In Touch!” Should Be More Than a Polite Phrase

    Why Saying “Let’s Keep In Touch!” Should Be More Than a Polite Phrase

    Everything is packed up, your diploma is in hand, and you’ve said your goodbyes to the people who’ve made up your entire world for the past four years. Whether you’re excited to move onto the next stage of your life or completely unsure of what comes next, there’s one thing you should do before everyone goes their separate ways that will make life easier for you in […]