This year, I promised myself I would work on getting involved and getting recognized through the CCR. The CCR is a great way for you to get recognized for everything you do on campus. This can be from volunteering to submitting Learning Logs to joining clubs. You may ask: why is this useful? A lot
Build Your Confidence. Confidence is a key prerequisite to thriving in today’s job market. You have to believe in yourself if you expect anyone else to, and writing a blog is what I would call a confidence catalyst. There is a body of literature that suggests blogs help you build a confident voice and think critically, and force
Journalism school goes by in such a flash that months, semesters, and even years mould together – and before you know it your time as an undergraduate student is coming to a close. It’s been easy to miss some of the big life lessons that journalism school has taught me in the subtlest of ways.
No one really ever prepared us for the real world after university. When we start university, we immediately get caught up in the prospects of securing a successful future with whatever degree we are choosing to pursue. We are driven by personal ambitions, and work at maintaining the grade average we want to be represented
Volunteer work is an extremely valuable experience to have while studying because it enables students to include practical work experience on their resume, expand their references, and sometimes even participate at events that could lead them to a future career. As a co-op student at Carleton University, I was asked by the head of the
When I started my studies at Carleton, I was given the choice to opt into the Co-op program. At that time it appeared to be a nuisance since becoming a Co-op student involved an extra year to graduate and facing the difficulties of joining the workforce. Four years later, and with a year of project