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Thanksgiving During the Summer

                         Counting your blessings during not only your internship process but uncertain times like now is so important. Not only does it put into perspective how appreciative you can be for all of the people, resources, and opportunities that have been placed in your life but as well, this heart of gratitude allows others…

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking Last summer, when in the midst of my film production internship at Lifesong Organization, they had shown me all of their portfolio work. One of the works in their portfolio was a testimonial series. Specifically, there was one video of a man sharing his near life death…

Company’s Director of Human Resources is a Dog

Yes, I said it. Votary Film’s Director of Human Resources is a dog. And I, along with the rest of the company would not want it any other way. From first getting into the office and having Harvey sprint from one end of the office to the other end just to greet you is such…

Reflecting on My Summer Internship: Advice to My Past Self

This Thursday will be the last day of my internship and it has caused me to reflect on my initial goals and objectives. When originally looking for an internship, I wanted any experience I could get. Now, looking back, I would give myself a few pieces of advice. The first would be that any experience…

The Importance of the Work-Life Balance

Even before March, the majority of the workers relied on technology to do their job. COVID-19 forced those who somehow hadn’t relied on technology, to depend on it for almost everything suddenly. I don’t need to explain how reliant we are on technology because this pandemic proved it to everyone in America. For my internship,…

Make the Most Of Your Time

Being a full-time student requires me to manage two different worlds at the same time- being able to perform well academically and stay on top of my coursework, and being able to market yourself and constantly network in order to remain competitive for internship offers and future opportunities. Of course, when dealing with a full…

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Cultural Trends

When somebody is trying to evaluate country’s potential for an independent study or research, they pay close attention to the youth. Young people are viewed as an asset for development, and depending on their perceptions of the future and the goal that they want to work towards, the country has a chance to enhance the…

Why No Exercise Should be Considered too Simple

As strength coach it is commonplace to have an exercise database arranged in a series of progressions and regression. Progression are used when an exercise is too easy for an athlete while regressions can be pulled out when they need something more simple.  Sometimes these basic regression are the bare minimum of a movement patter.…

How to turn your internship to a job offer?

As an international student, one of the biggest challenges I face is “you are great, but we cannot afford to sponsor you” phrase. If you manage to land on an internship that means the company is already interested in you. Next step should be impressing them even more so that the expense of hiring you…

How to stand out in your intern class

I have always prided myself on the approach of doing things differently, by adding a creative twist and working harder to bring ideas to life. I believe that innovation is what pushes us forward to an incredible future. Innovation comes from seeing that the way we do things can be better, utilizing our unique perspective.…