millennials

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

It’s time to start figuring out your summer plans, college kids. Time to start perusing the job boards for something that will make you look good and won’t be too boring. Time to find another unpaid internship. Or not. I’ve done unpaid internships. Honestly, they were all pretty cool. I had a good time. It(…)

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

It looks like we’re still doing this. Saying things about millennials. I asked us to stop, but I guess we’re not stopping. Fine. The latest offense comes from psychotherapist Brooke Donatone writing at Slate. She thinks we “can’t grow up” and are “unable to think for [ourselves]” because of “helicopter parenting.” I think she needs(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

It’s a new school year, so maybe you’re thinking about finding a new birth control method. I mean, maybe you’re not. I don’t know. That was a pretty awkward segue. Anyways, there’s this cool website that has all the information, and it will give recommendations based on what your priorities are. It’s pretty rad. Speaking(…)

dear huffington post, don’t tell me what to do

dear huffington post, don’t tell me what to do

You’ve seen Huffington Post’s 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing floating around your news feed, right? I’ve mostly seen women posting it with some kind of pleasant commentary like “OMG this is a must read!” or “I needed this – I’m so bad at not being self-deprecating! Oops!” as though without the wonderfully helpful(…)

how to go facebook official

how to go facebook official

Find someone to date. It’s harder than it sounds. Make out with a stranger at a party. Hang out with him in soberer and soberer contexts until you’ve decided you like him as a human being. Text a lot. Alternatively, discover that a friend of yours is suddenly interesting in unfamiliar ways. Panic. Run into(…)

six things I learned at #herconference

six things I learned at #herconference

If you follow me on twitter (hint hint) you may or may not have noticed that I’ve been at the Her Campus Intercollegiette Conference this weekend, both as an intern (helping sell t-shirts, stuffing gift bags, etc) and an attendee (going to wicked awesome panels and talking to everybody). Sorry that I’m so good at social(…)