Amendment: Travel must be part of the picture

As I was deeply contemplating my career opportunities during my time in San Diego I reached the conclusion that I wanted to enter the field of science communications. My life, as I know it, does not have set chapters, a beginning or end to any phase. It is not a story book, but merely continues and my adventures, education, and employment bend and weave through time and space. I am not the typical cookie-cutter young adult American, graduated from University and thrust out into the adult working world. That’s just the way it is, and that’s the way it is becoming for more of our generation. The necessity of marriage, property ownership and financial security are concepts fed by industries and long-established cultural practice. They are not requirements for my nomadic and adventurous lifestyle. I am proud of what I am, what I have achieved and what I have become as a person. Even my alma mater, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute promotes the concepts of diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Yes I’m going to change the world, but I’m not going to do it your way. I’m going to do it my way.

I am making an important amendment to my career goals. Continue reading

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Day 8: Productivity

I spent the better part of today revising my cover letter and resume for my application for an Internal Communications Specialist position with Blizzard Entertainment in Irvine, California. I’ve been able to rework the education, experience and skills sections to highlight the communication skills developed in each of my job positions and worded my cover letter to explain how the various positions I have held through the years tie into my current career goals. Continue reading