Repost: How I Landed My Two Dream Jobs

the rough path from unpaid intern to best job ever and back again

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This is the second in an ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — Sometimes to find out what you really want to do with yourRead On >>

How an English Major Ended Up in Med School

A Literary Buff Realizes His Passion for Medicine

David at his white-coat ceremony with his parents.

This is the part of our ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation – When we knew David back at Brown, he was an erudite, ironic writer andRead On >>

The Ron Way

From Law School to International Comedian

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I met Ronny Chieng when I was living in Melbourne two years ago. His stand-up comedy special The Ron Way, will run on Comedy Central Asia  on April 27, 28 & 29 in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.  (Click into the post to get the audio and slideshow) Last week, he won the Melbourne InternationalRead On >>

How a Hotel Concierge’s Blog Went Viral

An aspiring TV writer finally gets a big break

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This is the part of our ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — Todd Briscoe and I went to the same high school in Texas. (He wasRead On >>

“I Was Always In Search of an Adventure”

An International Explorer Talks About His Career Path

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This is the part of our ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — Scott Nelson lived upstairs from us our senior year at Brown. When I finallyRead On >>

A nomad finds her way to her lifelong passion

Connecting the dots years later

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This is the part of our ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — Fiona Lee has a resume a mile long — she’s worked in publicity, marketing,Read On >>

Meet The Doctor Who Writes About Fashion

Balancing medicine and sartorial critiques

Kin

I met Kin Woo a year ago at a friend’s going away party in London. We only spoke briefly, but I remembered him well because of his double profession: he’s a doctor who also happens to write the popular fashion column, Insiders, for AnOther Magazine and starting next month will be a  writer-at-large at Dazed, aRead On >>

Finding A Creative Job After Corporate Life

How To Take Control of Your Career

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This is the fourth in an ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — I’ve never met a person like Kim Mickenberg, and I knew thisRead On >>

The Story of an International Entrepreneur

From China to France to the UK

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This is the part of our ongoing series in which we interview people who have interesting jobs and and get them to tell us how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — Siqing (rhymes with cha-ching!) is fluent in English, French and Mandarin, runs herRead On >>

Local Forager is a Real Job Title

Get paid to eat artisanal poptarts, oysters and cheese

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 This is the first in an ongoing series in which Jess will interview people who have interesting jobs and get them to tell her how they landed them. They will also reveal how they handled the transition to the real world after graduation — I’m still figuring out what I want to do with myRead On >>