Hey all - It's been awhile...a scary, long time awhile, kind of awhile. Wow, a lot of "awhile's". Sounds weird now. Point being, I've missed being behind the keyboard in ways that didn't require me to sell my soul for a few weeks at the end of the semester when I wrote about 50 pages … Continue reading It’s Been Awhile
Over this summer, I watched this Ted Talk from Ashley Gavin titled, Computer Science Education: Why Does it Suck so Much and What if it Didn’t? It was an interesting take on the coding industry, but mainly the classroom. Gavin's goal was to showcase how positive programming is to our society.
All in all, if you have the opportunity, get yourself an internship. Ideally paid, because you're worth that at least. But find one where you can explore your passion, creativity, and career. It's worth it to invest in yourself.
You may be the hardest working person and the best one for the job, but employers won't know that if they can't see it.
Last May I was "supposed to graduate" college. HA! I took a bit longer route in order to get two degrees and half of my Master's degree, so I'm still on campus roaming around with 18-year-olds whose excitement of freedom hasn't washed away yet and they haven't taken their first exam yet that'll make them feel … Continue reading 50 Tips for Making the Most Out of College
Throughout my life, I have had people tell me that I was not good or smart enough to achieve goals I had set for myself. At those specific times, I remember feeling uneasy about who I was supposed to be and what I was meant to do. A specific memory that sticks out took place … Continue reading How I Almost Let Someone Else Negatively Influence My Life
On a scale of 1-10, how obsessed are you with being organized? I'm closer to the 10. I usually need some sort of solid organizational system to keep myself from going crazy. At the very minimum, Google Calendar needs to be up and running. However, I just got a new goal planner yesterday and y'all, it's so … Continue reading #GoalsPlanner
Even in my short week, I understand so much more and I still have eleven more weeks to go!
Good morning fellow interns/future interns/someone genuinely interested in my intern prepping! This summer I am super fortunate to have an internship. You can read more about how I got it HERE. In anticipation for it to begin, I've been doing a few things to prepare so I am not completely caught off guard on my … Continue reading How I’m Prepping for My Summer Internship
This summer I will be working at my first internship. For the privacy of myself and the company, I will not state where it is, but I will share I received the career-starting opportunity! If you are willing to dedicate a few hours a week to research and applications then keep reading... Utilize Campus Resources … Continue reading How to Score Your DREAM Internship