August 16, 2017

How to Land That Technical Internship

By Dakota Larson

College students going into a technical field like computer science need an internship. There is no way around it. Computer science is a vast field that is evolving all the time, and the fastest way to learn anything in the field is through experience. Books and lectures are helpful, but they aren’t near as helpful […] Read More...

August 15, 2017

How I Learned to Calm Myself During Job Interviews

By Katelyn Brockhaus

My time as an intern at Sundog Interactive is coming to a close. It’s a bittersweet feeling. It’s one of those you don’t want to leave but you know you have to put on your big kid pants and make that leap. It is a little terrifying to go from college jobs and internships into […] Read More...

July 18, 2017

The Power of Introversion

By Darby Fike

INFP. That is my 16Personalities’ type. It means I am loyal to my values, idealistic, adaptable and curious. But it also means I am an introvert, and someone reading this can probably relate to that. I don’t believe that one characteristic can define a person, but it definitely can play into their personality, just like […] Read More...

July 7, 2017

Hobbies: We all have them (and need them)

By Katelyn Brockhaus

“Get a hobby” a phrase that we have all probably heard at some point in our lives whether it was because someone didn’t want us sitting around doing nothing or someone encouraging us to get out there and do something we love. Hobbies can be very beneficial to your life and career! I personally have […] Read More...

June 26, 2017

Part 1: Smashing Cans

By Tony Roetzel

    Puzzle (Summer Blog Theme) Growing up I had this idea that the world was puzzle and that every individual was a piece. Each person was unique in their own way but worked together to build a greater whole. I never understood how people found their fit, I simply assumed it’s one of those […] Read More...

Allow me to indulge you with a quote that I’ve always seemed to enjoy. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” This little piece is from Samuel Beckett’s Worstward Ho (1983) and seems to sum up most of life’s perpetual struggles.   I am no stranger to failure myself. I […] Read More...

May 15, 2017

How to increase your internship opportunities!

By Katelyn Brockhaus

When you are in college, a common piece of advice is “you need to get an internship.” It’s simple and good advice. Having an internship experience while you are in school will give you a taste of what it could be like to work in that field. However, actually getting an internship can be a […] Read More...

Rejection. *** Cue the dramatic music!  🙂   ***   We’ve all dealt with it in some way, shape, or form. Lately, the shape of rejection I’ve experienced relates to my job search. Like many soon-to-be college graduate, I am doing my first “real-grown up” full-time job search and I’ve worked really hard to get my […] Read More...

April 7, 2017

Most popular programming language?

By Grant Moe

Computer Science students often ask themselves which language is the most popular. It’s a simple question with a far-from-simple answer. We ask which language is the most popular because they want to learn these subjects because where there are jobs. For most people, it makes very little sense to enter a field with knowledge about […] Read More...

When it sets in that the path you thought you would take to your dream career isn’t anything like what you thought and you are not even half way there. Don’t get me wrong – I wasn’t expecting to get director-level position in market research right out of college with a corner office and big […] Read More...

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