Monthly Archives: November 2010

Where Would You Like to Work?

I had the fortunate opportunity to sit down with my boss the other day to discuss the my future ad what I am looking for.  He told me that he read an interesting book titled “What Color is Your parachute?” … Continue reading

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Finding a Job Through Twitter

I have been an avid Twitter user for quite some time now.  Its purpose for me has evolved over time from purely social interactions in my early days to the brain picking, job hunting glory that it is today.  With … Continue reading

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Walk through and Info Interview at CMD

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Elissa, a Senior Designer at CMD agency.  Although this is not my focus in advertising, I found the interview to be incredibly helpful because I got to see how different areas … Continue reading

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Winter conditions outreach and Twitter

This time of year can be quite a hassle for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), especially for an intern like me in the communications area.  The winter months mean a lot of public outreach for PBOT.  This includes safety … Continue reading

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The Hardest Class I’ve ever tried to get into…

As I prepare for my final term (hopefully) of college, I find myself in a situation I never thought I would face.  Throughout college, every student faces the arduous task of signing up for classes.  We fret over whether we … Continue reading

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Company Blogs and Why You Should Read them

Lately, I have been on a job searching rampage.  I have been researching possible employers that I would like to work for once I graduate as well as people I can speak to to learn more about the industry.  Like … Continue reading

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Intern Update

So its a little over half way through the term and I thought I would give an update on my internship.  The Portland Bureau of Transportation has been very busy getting ready for the upcoming Winter weather here in Portland. … Continue reading

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