Alumni Edit Blog

How to Reconnect with a Professional Connection

Many of our Alumni members have been curious as to how to reconnect with their previous internship supervisor or their mentor. We understand it may feel awkward reaching out if you haven’t emailed them for months, years, or since you left your First Workings experience with them. It is always a wonderful time to reconnect […]

How to Prepare for the First Day of a New Internship

The first day of a new internship seems like an insurmountable challenge. But, if you take some simple steps in preparation for the big day, you’ll have a much more productive and positive experience. Plan your transportation route the night before.  It’s always a good idea to plan ahead, especially since you are likely navigating […]

Find Your Studying Style

Juggling the new changes you’ll experience when going into college can be overwhelming and stressful. It’s crucial to find your individual approach to studying in order to best optimize your time. In Freshman year of college, trial and error is your friend. Don’t be afraid to abandon strategies, mix and match, or just stick with […]

How to Answer Some Common Interview Questions

Part of the reason that job interviews can seem so intimidating is that we don’t always know what to expect. If you don’t know what questions you’ll be asked, it’s difficult to prepare. Thankfully, many interviewers use a lot of the same questions. So, here is a guide to how to answer some of the […]

Tips for Staying Motivated Over the Summer

Summer break seems like the last time we would be thinking about academics. After all, it is a break from school. But, your Summer break can be useful for learning some new things and improving yourself for the upcoming school year. Here are some tips on how to keep your mind going so that you […]

Tips for Freshman Year of College

Congratulations! Starting college is a huge step for your future. You’ll meet completely new people, learn your way around a new place, and even find out a lot of new things about yourself. All of these new things can seem overwhelming, but with these tips, it’ll be smooth sailing through your first two semesters! Textbooks […]

Tips for Job Interviews

Are you looking for a new job? Or have an interview coming up? Doing some preparation before going to your interview is a must. With these tips, you’ll be able to plan, prepare, and confidently breeze through your interview! Research the company The reason why companies interview candidates for a job is to find someone […]

How to Narrow Down Your College Choices

Picking the college that’s right for you is a tough process that is specific to each of us. You may not even know where to start when you begin looking for schools to apply to. There are an infinite number of locations, programs, campus cultures, etc. Especially right now, it can be particularly difficult as […]

Staying Positive and Productive During COVID

It’s easy to get lost in the news and become disoriented in these quick-changing times. We know you might feel really anxious and confused and we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone. While it’s important to stay home and keep our distance from others in order to protect our communities, we also have […]

How to Keep Your Social Media Professional While Still Being Yourself

Social media can be a lot of fun, and of course, is a very useful tool for staying connected and making a presence for yourself. However, as we’ve seen in the news time and time again, social media can easily cause your professional or academic downfall. Here are some tips for keeping your social media […]