“Twentysomething” profiles recent graduates who are beginning their journey into the real world and following their chosen career paths. This week I ask Patricia Rubino, a freelance junior stylist with The Artist Group in Toronto, a few questions about her journey so far.
“I can see a lot of benefits — teaching experience is always good. It will be very good work experience. How many people can say that they spent a year working abroad? It’s a full-time paying job too, so I guess it’s pretty cool that I have that guaranteed for 12 months after graduating.”
Many students and recent grads choose to teach English in foreign countries, either as a break between academic years or shortly after graduation. Liam Caldwell, a McMaster alumnus with an honours BA in French literature, spent a year teaching English in France.
Dressing appropriately in the workplace is something students and recent grads struggle with, whether it’s for part-time jobs or full-time employment. John McGowan, business manager of the McMaster Student’s Union (MSU), explains how students and grads can make their wardrobes work appropriate.
Four guys from Victoria, BC, also known as The Buried Life, are trying to complete 100 things they want to do before they die. For every item they cross off their list, Jonnie, Ben, Duncan and Dave encourage and help others complete a task on their own lists. The Buried Life premieres on MTV this fall.
Despite the recession, nursing is one profession that remains in high demand. To find out what recent nursing grads think of working with Halton Healthcare, we sat down with a new RN who has been working with Halton Healthcare in Milton since February.