4 Truths About Taking a Gap Year

Compiled by Project Horseshoe Farm Fellows ‘15-’16 and written by Melissa Luong Melissa Luong recently graduated from Binghamton University. She is now pursuing a one-year fellowship at Project Horseshoe Farm in Greensboro, Alabama before entering graduate school next fall.  Fellows at Project Horseshoe Farm pursue a one or two year gap-year fellowship serving vulnerable community members byContinue reading “4 Truths About Taking a Gap Year”

My Fulbright to Bulgaria: Teaching English and Cultural Exchange

Ariel Bloomer is a first year master’s student of Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She graduated with a B.A. in creative writing from Scripps College in California, and spent the following year teaching English in Bulgaria. More insights on her Fulbright year can be foundContinue reading “My Fulbright to Bulgaria: Teaching English and Cultural Exchange”

Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in STEM

Myths vs. Facts! Breaking down the common misconceptions, urban legends, and false facts around landing a job in STEM fields! MYTH #1: There are only Engineering jobs for Computer Science majors. Fact: Two of the fastest-growing engineering fields, industrial engineering and petroleum engineering, staff two of the largest proportions of older workers. In both, 25%Continue reading “Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in STEM”

Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in Hospitality

Myths vs. Facts:  Breaking down the misconceptions, urban legends, and false facts around the job search process in the hospitality industry. MYTH #1: I have to work in a hotel to have a career in hospitality. Fact:  While working in a hotel is one option for many students, there are other limitless alternatives.  The hospitalityContinue reading “Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in Hospitality”

Employer Insight: 5 Things to Expect at a Startup

  Career advice: Take chances, and don’t worry if your career doesn’t follow a formula. The most successful people in history have had non-linear careers. 5 Things to Expect at a Startup As a soon-to-be or recent grad, you’re chomping at the bit to jump into the workforce. You’ve got a stellar resume and awesomeContinue reading “Employer Insight: 5 Things to Expect at a Startup”