Why you should be a Peer Helper

As a Peer Helper and I’ve been able to create content along with memories

As a Peer Helper and I’ve been able to create content along with memories

Why networking works

Networking doesn’t have to be going to scary events with business cards and people in suits

Networking doesn’t have to be going to scary events with business cards and people in suits

Recent Posts

3 Reasons Why You Should Apply to Become a Bounce Back FacilitatorMay 24, 2017

3 Reasons Why You Should Apply to Become a Bounce Back Facilitator

During my time at Carleton, I have had the opportunity to partake in many extra-curricular opportunities. The one experience that I have consistently participated in each year is being a Facilitator in the Bounce Back Program! Bounce Back came to my attention at the end of my first year. I applied to be a Facilitator

What was your favorite book or story growing up?May 16, 2017

What was your favorite book or story growing up?

What was your favorite book or story growing up? It’s a question many of us can answer almost immediately with minimal thought. Maybe you have one that you read so many times you needed to get a second copy. Maybe you had a series of books you liked. Maybe you just read magazines. For me,

Come Stare at Star Wars Memorabilia from the past 40 YearsApril 20, 2017

Come Stare at Star Wars Memorabilia from the past 40 Years

As you anxiously await the trailer for The Last Jedi (or watch it for the 100th time depending on when you read this), why not stop by the Star Wars exhibit in the Library’s entry display case. Take a look through action figures, books, movies, games and random other things that have been made over the

How the Peer Helper Program Helped Me Prepare for My CareerApril 11, 2017

How the Peer Helper Program Helped Me Prepare for My Career

I have had the opportunity to serve as a Peer Helper in the 2016-2017 year for CU Don’t Know, Carleton’s alcohol awareness program. As Social Media Coordinator, I have been able to apply many of the skills needed in today’s digitally-oriented marketing field, engaged with Carleton’s incredible student-oriented community, and have experienced significant personal development.

Networking: How to Take the First Step to Your FutureApril 7, 2017

Networking: How to Take the First Step to Your Future

Networking can be difficult for many people. It takes time and practice to master the art of networking. The best approach is to get out there and try it. The more you network the easier it will become. You will grow in both confidence and ability but first you need to take the first few

More Than An Office: My experience at the ISSOApril 7, 2017

More Than An Office: My experience at the ISSO

As my year as an International Student Services Peer Helper comes to a close, I am reflecting on my experience and how it changed my perception on work-life. Prior to working at the ISSO, I had not held any jobs with real-life working experiences, so I was both excited and scared to try out this new