The Power of a Practicum Placement

How my practicum placement reaffirmed my wish to run for office

How my practicum placement reaffirmed my wish to run for office

My decision was the right one for me

Why a degree in Communications was the best fit

Why a degree in Communications was the best fit

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Peer Helper Program: How I faked it ‘til I made itJanuary 23, 2017

Peer Helper Program: How I faked it ‘til I made it

“Do something enough and it becomes second nature. You might not feel that you’re a confident person. You don’t have to be confident- just act like you are. Project to the world that you have confidence, and eventually, as the world responds, you may find you have developed real confidence,” says Olsen. We can all suffer

MacOdrum Library: Finding your pathDecember 21, 2016

MacOdrum Library: Finding your path

When I was a student here many years ago, I was what you’d call “on the introverted side.” From time to time I would muster up the will to hang out with people I didn’t know at Roosters or Ollie’s, but more often than not I would settle in my room in residence and read.

You may know “A Christmas Carol”, but do you know “The Chimes: A Goblin Story”?December 21, 2016

You may know “A Christmas Carol”, but do you know “The Chimes: A Goblin Story”?

Charles Dickens is well known for his classic Christmas story, A Christmas Carol. Did you know that it was the first in a series of five Christmas books that he wrote from 1843-1848? Following the success of A Christmas Carol in 1843, Dickens produced four other Christmas titles including The Chimes: A Goblin Story, The

Sprott Student Ambassador Coordinator: Tips to help you dress for successDecember 15, 2016

Sprott Student Ambassador Coordinator: Tips to help you dress for success

Read on for seven tips to successful dressing. When dressing beyond our comfort level as university students, it may be confusing or even difficult to understand the best practices for appropriate dressing. It takes practice to become confident in dressing for different occasions. Even business professionals sometimes get it wrong. Here are a few tips to help you make

Peer Helper Program: How my passion became my position as a Social Media Reporter for Carleton’s Athletic DepartmentDecember 15, 2016

Peer Helper Program: How my passion became my position as a Social Media Reporter for Carleton’s Athletic Department

Photo taken by Carleton student Lawrence Misheal. I heard about this position from a marketing professor who recommended it to students in the class. What was great was the fact that there were several different positions to apply to, that tackled different levels of marketing and responsibilities. In addition, there were not very many requirements

Peer Helper Program: Graphic DesignerDecember 14, 2016

Peer Helper Program: Graphic Designer

In my third year at Carleton I decided to apply for a Peer Helper position through the Centre for Student Academic Support.  I applied for the Graphic Designer position at Raven’s Advertising and Marketing group with little faith in getting the job. I never produced any graphic work outside of what I’ve had to produce for