Category Everything Else

Looking towards the Autumn

An exciting update… I got hired as a volunteer Education Assistant at the Museum of Brands and begin in September. The head of Education is new to the museum as well and has some great ideas about making the collection more interactive, so I’m excited to begin working with her and the rest of the […]

It’s not just in the UK…

My parents back in the US sent me this article today: The Associated Press: Half of new grads are jobless or underemployed In the US, studies have found that: About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least […]

UKBA VS CCI

As anyone who is looking for employment in a foreign country knows, obtaining a visa is critical. Today I received permission from the Home Office to stay and look for work in the UK until 2014. Thanks to the fact that I studied for my BA in the UK, I was able to apply for one […]

The end of one chapter, the beginning of the next

Today was my official last day as an intern at the Whitechapel Gallery (I’ll be back in a couple of weeks to work at the annual Gala), and so to mark the closing of this period, I’ve updated my CV: I’ve added my Whitechapel experience and changed the look a bit so it’s easier to […]

Harvard Graduates in the Mail Room

This article in the New York Times speaks a lot to what Nick Wilson and Rosalind Gill have been discussing in their lectures about cultural work. The author writes about the phenomenon in Hollywood (that can be seen across the CCIs) of the well-educated graduate forced to do low-pay drudgery work for years before being allowed access […]

The work is worth it

What feeds the spirit? It’s worth the cost. Wendy James, in charge of Briefing for the Tate Modern Project, today in our Towards Tomorrow’s Museum class.

The Current Climate (or, why it’s terrible to be looking for an internship right now)

The Guardian writes today that under-24 unemployment has hit a record high, with over 1 million 16-24 year olds unemployed in the UK.

CV Overhaul

Today after our seminar I headed to the Careers Services offices at KCL and had them take a look at my CV. It was dense, dull, and didn’t highlight much of anything. Returning home with a renewed sense of purpose and tips to highlight my academic strength and to make skills from my work experience […]