World of Work: Deanna Cameron ’91, Ronald MacDonald House Charities

Deanna Cameron ‘91 Program Coordinator Ronald MacDonald House Charities – http://www.rmh-vermont.org/ Burlington, VT Major: Social Work What motivates you to go to work everyday? I’ve always been someone who needs to really believe in the cause that I’m working for, so that personal connection to the cause is a huge motivation for me. My niece […]

Internship of the Month: ECHO Lakeside Aquarium and Science Center

Intern: Kyle Pestlin Class Year: 2012 Major: Biology Employer: ECHO Lakeside Aquarium and Science Center Internship Title: Animal Care Intern Website: www.echovermont.org LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kyle-pestlin/21/945/963 Briefly tell us about the organization you were with: ECHO is an aquarium and science center located on the Burlington Waterfront. Their goal is to provide a fun and interactive […]

Doing Good, Doing Well: Make Money Doing What You Love

Meaning making & making money? Are they mutually exclusive or is it possible to do both?  Yes! Here are the steps: Define what matters to you Explore opportunities Learn from others Take a stand, take a step – get involved! Find out what is possible: Considering a Non-Profit Career Learn from the experts: Idealist.org Get […]

Internship of the Month: Vermont Public Radio

Intern: Cody Searles, ’11 Major: English Internship Title: Classical Music Intern Company: Vermont Public Radio Website: www.vpr.org Current Postion: A&R Coordinator, Putamayo World Music Briefly tell us about the organization you were with: Vermont Public Radio is Vermont’s source for independent non-biased news, information, music and cultural exploration. Specifically, VPR Classical presents classical music with […]

What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

Check out this recent article, “It’s Not About You.” by New York Times columnist David Brooks.  He discusses the problem of making a career or life decision amongst “limitless possibilities.” The answer articulated in this article is not to focus on ourselves, but rather to engage with our communities and finds issues and problems that […]

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