Monthly Archives: October 2011

Back into the transitional beyond

This week’s assignment for class was to speak to our internship employer about our performance thus far and to find out if there are any employment opportunities down the road. I haven’t done this yet — I’m meeting with one … Continue reading

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Editorial meetings

Although I’ve learned a huge amount from my internship while working in the field, some of the most stimulating and educative experiences have been the weekly editorial meetings. There, I really get a chance to interact with my colleagues, giving … Continue reading

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Personality test

What I found most interesting about my personality “type,” as well as the information I found online concerning it, was how accurate it seems to fit me. I normally don’t buy into tests like these that generalize people by their … Continue reading

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Branding yourself a journalist

Last week, a representative of the University of Oregon Career Center spoke to us about the job process after our internship is completed. As our program is specifically tailored towards students of the University’s School of Journalism and Communication, she … Continue reading

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Covering Body Worlds

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to cover Body Worlds, a worldwide touring exhibition that has drawn more than 33 million viewers and is now at OMSI. A new exhibit is being featured, “Body Worlds and the Brain,” which examines … Continue reading

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How to sound less idiotic when conducting an interview

Ah, yes. Another blog post giving tips on how to conduct an interview. Played out? Very; I think every publication relations major of the SOJC has one of these. But, I thought I would try, because I may have something … Continue reading

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Who does this kid think he is?

Last week at my internship, I was put in a tough spot. On Thursday, I received a scathing phone call from a representative of an organization I had written a piece on. According to her, I had not only misspelled … Continue reading

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