Sorry, Mom and Dad, I’m not going to be a doctor.
For those of us in our final year of our undergraduate degrees, we have passed the halfway point of the last semester and graduation seems to be rushing towards us.
In an era where who you know determines where you’ll go, it becomes necessary to pull out all the stops and use all the tools possible to procure the job you need.
Increasingly, graduates have had to rethink their career paths, take on new challenges or have simply had to create their dream jobs for themselves.
Sometimes interns are paid. More often they work for free, hoping the internship will turn into a “real” job or at least give them work experience and a beefed-up resume. But in an economy still trying to drag itself out of a recession, today’s university and college graduates have it tough.
Perhaps it is the common misconception that there is nothing you can do with an English degree that leads people to assume that all English majors are aspiring educators. What many people, including a number of English students, may not know is that there is a wide variety of occupations available to those with a