College advice to landing your dream job

by Radiance Talley Staff Writer Approaching the application process for obtaining a job or internship can seem a little daunting if you haven’t done it before. Students from a variety of majors offer advice that can make the process of searching for positions and conducting cover letters, resumes and interviews, run much more smoothly. Searching for Positions Many students find out what positions are available … Continue reading College advice to landing your dream job

Working your way through Winter Break

By Maris Medina Center and Layout Editor As the fall semester is coming to a close, final exams are the only thing standing in between University of Maryland students and the long stretch of winter break. With this time period of no exams or homework, many students find seasonal work or return to previous jobs to earn some extra cash. According to students at this … Continue reading Working your way through Winter Break

Terp Alumni create Pharma Delivery Service

By Chidinma Onuoha Staff Writer CaryRx, a new app founded by two University of Maryland alumni, provides an easier way to deliver medicine to patients in the Washington, D.C., area. The app is an on-demand pharmacy that allows customers to order all of their medications and have them delivered within one hour to residences in the district. Co-founders Kevin Lance and Areo Nazari established the … Continue reading Terp Alumni create Pharma Delivery Service

Tips for Publishing Poetry in the Modern World

By Timmy Chong Enterpise Copy Editor In the contemporary literary world, the internet has changed how poets can find new platforms and engage with larger audiences. Though it’s easier than ever to become a published writer, the difficulty of developing a reputation in the creative writing scene has not changed—so here are some tips for young writers who are looking to pursue publication in creative … Continue reading Tips for Publishing Poetry in the Modern World

Changing majors in college is more common than you think

By Brendan Smith Arts & Entertainment Copy Editor As young adults across the country graduate from high school and head off to college, many have a good idea of what they want to study and what career path they want to follow. A lot of them, however, change their minds and end up switching to a major they had never previously considered. According to USA … Continue reading Changing majors in college is more common than you think

Will Travel for Work: Studying Abroad Shines on Student Resumes

By Abigail Bentz For Unwind magazine The University of Maryland helped 1,879 students study abroad last year, but will traveling out of the country appeal to future employers? This university offers students the opportunity to study with a professor, temporarily study at another school or become an exchange student placed in a host family. To cater to a diverse group of students, every opportunity is … Continue reading Will Travel for Work: Studying Abroad Shines on Student Resumes

The University of Maryland’s Guide to Getting an Internship in College

By Noah Johnson For Unwind magazine Internships are a cornerstone of higher education. Exposure to the workplace not only provides worthwhile experience to aspiring students, but also helps build beneficial connections and bonds. “We are really lucky here,” said Adrianne Flynn, the internship and career development director for this university’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. “Our location makes it easy for students to find internships … Continue reading The University of Maryland’s Guide to Getting an Internship in College

Student Entrepreneur at the University of Maryland Starts Successful Nail Business

By Georgia Slater Staff Writer Being a full-time college student with a heavy workload and countless hours of classes is time-consuming on its own. Senior mechanical engineering major and entrepreneur Sari Dorn not only works at a business on campus in addition to her school work, but she created and runs it too. Dorn’s inspiration in creating Nails by Sari, a concierge nail service on … Continue reading Student Entrepreneur at the University of Maryland Starts Successful Nail Business

College Students Settle for Unpaid Internships to Gain Experience

By Jessica Fischberg Sports Copy Editor Many college students attempt to obtain internships throughout the year in order to gain experience, skills and knowledge in their desired field even if the position is unpaid. Both paid and unpaid internships are beneficial because employers are looking for individuals with experience within a specific industry, said Clara Hollander, a junior communication major. She is currently an interning … Continue reading College Students Settle for Unpaid Internships to Gain Experience

Survival Guide for School Jobs

By Angela Jacob For Unwind magazine For broke college students, landing a campus job can be a dream come true. Campus jobs usually entail an income without too much travel time, and employers often understand that their employees are full-time students. Here at the University of Maryland, some campus jobs are highly coveted because of the flexibility in hours and the ease of working there. … Continue reading Survival Guide for School Jobs

How to Land Your Dream Internship

By Sarah Fielder Staff writer Job and internship hunting can be a stressful process — from filling out applications and tweaking resumes to attending group interviews and writing personalized “thank you” letters. Courtney Bigger, the associate director of the undergraduate student programming in the business school’s career services office, advised that students should build up resiliency when applying for jobs and develop a support group … Continue reading How to Land Your Dream Internship

How to survive finding a summer internship

By Katy Kelly Staff writer College students are already balancing classes, clubs, part-time jobs and much more, so throwing internship applications and interviews on top of that can quickly lead to over-worked, stressed out students. The key to avoiding this kind of stress is to get organized, and have your internship materials ready. “I did a lot work starting over break because I had a … Continue reading How to survive finding a summer internship