So I was invited to career day …

I was invited to give a presentation on forging a career after journalism school, so I thought I’d collect my thoughts here!

Do you have a current resume?

Screen Shot 2014-11-30 at 11.27.15 PMHave you made a personal/portfolio website (like this one)?

Screen Shot 2014-11-30 at 11.28.12 PMWhat do you want to try before you graduate?

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What do you want to accomplish in your career?


Do you have time to do some internships?

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Do you have ideas for side jobs/secondary sources of income?

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Are you networking, especially where you want to work?

Screen shot 2013-12-02 at 12.55.18 AMAre you open to new possibilities and opportunities at work?


Chelsey’s career tips

  • Explore interests and gain skills.
  • Pay careful attention to everything you do. Do it right the first time.
  • Volunteer to work more, learn more and help out more.
  • Be kind!
  • Read Harvey Mackay’s column.


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