Posts in Career & Productivity
Tips for Landing an Internship in D.C.

Eight years ago, I arrived in D.C., fresh out of college and ready to begin my internship at a local PR firm. Now, I am in a position where I can hire interns (something that I am very happy to have the opportunity to do!) As a result, I’ve spoken to lots of students and seen a lot of resumes. I’ve also experienced the range of intern quality and performance. There are a few key things that I look for in applicants which I thought I would share. These things aren’t necessarily related to academics, but for me, in my line of work, they are just as important.

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How to Create More Time In Your Day

Do you ever feel like you don't have enough time in your day to get everything you want to accomplished? Do you ever wish there were more hours in a day?

I'm sure we've all felt like that at some point (I certainly have) and I wanted to share with you a case study to show how I've literally saved myself 1.5 hours of time in my typical work day to help you spur some ideas for how you can maximize your time too!

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Practicing Resiliency in Life

I came across an article the other day about the power of resiliency and how that can take you to new heights in your career. I completely agree with that premise. In fact, I think that resiliency can take you to new heights in LIFE, not just your career. What is resilience? It's the ability to bounce back from challenges. Kind of like a rubber band--you can stretch it all you want and it will still bounce back to its original shape.

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20 Minute HIIT Elliptical Workout - Burn ~150 calories

This workout utilizes HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and helps you to burn a lot of calories in a short period of time. It's characterized by short periods of "sprinting" going as hard and fast as your can, punctured with periods of rest in-between, with slower activity to help you catch your breath before the next sprint.

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