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Finding a summer job: search engines

It’s about that time of year when we all hunch over our computers and browse website after website for the perfect summer job or internship. Finding a good fit and putting together applications can seem daunting, but there are lots of tools available to make the job a little easier.

Some of my favorites include:


Volunteering–More Fun than Work

Hi all,

In high school, I dedicated my life to JSA, the Junior State of America, which is a national student run organization for high schoolers that encourages civic education, teaches public speaking, and trains young leader. It’s divided into ten states, each with its own leadership and each with three conferences a year.

The Head Start Program

Now that I have discussed the internship process, I am going to tell you guys about my first two days at my new internship for my final semester! My internship is at the Head Start Program. Here is a description of the program:

“Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of [...]

What does a McDaniel writing tutor do?

As a peer writing tutor at McDaniel’s writing center, I have one of the best jobs a student can have on campus. For six (nonconsecutive) hours per week, I get to work with McDaniel students from a variety of backgrounds and majors to work with them to improve their writing. The students I help are [...]

PoliSci Simulations

Hey, all!

I’m super excited right now because I’m part of McDaniel’s Model United Nations (MUN) team, and tomorrow we’re going to Boston, MA for the Harvard National MUN. The only time I’ve been further north on the East Coast than Pennsylvania was when I was 8, and I really can’t even remember where we [...]