Why You Should: Volunteer Regularly

Why You Should: Volunteer Regularly

Whether you volunteered or were voluntold, odds are that you did a significant amount of service work in high school. Working a dozen different events and lending a hand at whatever charitable effort best fit your weekend schedule may have been a great way of racking up hours, but as you transition into adulthood, it’s ...

Tips for Speaking Like a Pro

Tips for Speaking Like a Pro

Public speaking is not just an academic need or a requirement for some jobs, it’s an essential skill. It’s entwined with your ability to think on your feet and communicate effectively in any situation.Thankfully, you only need to learn a few techniques to become a solid speaker. I constantly hear from my former high school ...

Niche Careers: Beekeeping

Niche Careers: Beekeeping

My little sister’s absolute favorite movie is The Bee Movie. Whether it’s the bee puns, the talking insects or the not-so-subtle message about the importance of the balance between nature and the overwhelming selfishness of humans, she never gets tired of it. In the movie, bees are either in a hive in nature or smoked ...

Seven Tech Careers for Right-Brained People

Seven Tech Careers for Right-Brained People

When we think about the technology industry, we often envision analytical, left-brained thinkers tirelessly coding and fixing computers. While this may have resembled IT professionals a decade ago, the technology sector has come a long way since then. Today, many technology careers — including the seven listed here — require creative problem-solving and idea generation, ...

Free Alternatives to the Microsoft Office Suite

Free Alternatives to the Microsoft Office Suite

Juggling your finances can be tricky while you’re in college and if you’re like most students, you’re constantly looking to save money. One way to avoid an unnecessary expense is to download free open source software in lieu of Microsoft Office Suite. More prevalent with each passing year, open source tools are free and just ...

Hack College Investigates: Career Services

Hack College Investigates: Career Services

This article is a part of a series where Hack College writers investigate different parts of campus life in order to provide readers with  information on how you can use this service better while in college. Stay tuned for other parts of campus. The career services center is one of the most useful resources on ...