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Topic: job search

Ren ’23: First-Years can get a lot from a job search (that’s not a job)

Columns, Opinions

Ren ’23: First-Years can get a lot from a job search (that’s not a job)

February 4, 2020 0 comments

One day at the start school year, barely a month into my first year of college, I scurried off to the library in a dress shirt and trousers to print out ten copies of my resume, which I had only scraped together the night before.

Reed ’21: Meritocracy in the American job market

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Meritocracy in the American job market

April 14, 2019 1 comment

Most Americans believe in meritocracy. Polls show Americans, more than most people in other countries, say intelligence and hard work, rather than birth and background, are what really count if you want to get ahead. Perhaps they’re right.

Calvelli ’19: Job advice from an unemployed senior

Columns, Opinions

Calvelli ’19: Job advice from an unemployed senior

January 30, 2019 1 comment

I graduate in four months and have no idea what I’m doing next year. As so many fellow ’19-ers know, it is a terrifying feeling. The comfort and regularity of college life are rapidly giving way to an impending unknown where the only certainties are skyrocketing rents and more expensive access to the New York Times.