What Do I Want To Be When I Grow Up?

Career Realism

Getting married, having kids, paying mortgages, celebrating 30th birthdays, health insurance, 40th birthdays, none of these actually have much to do with my career… right? For our purposes, let’s say in order to be considered grown up you have to be in a career that pays you what you’re worth (or what you feel your worth… for now, let’s assume those are the same). So, how do YOU , the career explorer, ensure that you’re able to meet your goals of being happy in your career?

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

More than 90% of college kids get internships at some point or another, and, whether or not internships are fair ( some parents buy them ), it is really, really important to have productive summers that can distinguish a recent-grad’s resume. It would be so great, and helpful, if college career centers could be front and center in every student’s planning. So they can get away with having incompetent career centers. Career centers don’t understand social media.

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