Hi Readers, I hope you all had a fantastic Halloween! This issue is partially dedicated to careers and internships. With the spring and summer internship application season upon us, reading some advice from past interns can help answer your questions and put your fears at ease! Kind regards, Jeanine
Edition 4 2015
FEATURED ARTICLES: Amazin’ Mets’ Miracle Season Has Disappointing End: Mets Fall to the Royals in World Series, 4 Games to 1
DYLAN BESTLER The New York Mets had a historic run in the 2015 season, but their--what some would call-- “luck” ran out in the World Series. The Mets fell to the Kansas City Royals in five games, but it will not be forgotten how “Amazin” this season was. Underdogs the whole season, the Mets proved … Continue reading FEATURED ARTICLES: Amazin’ Mets’ Miracle Season Has Disappointing End: Mets Fall to the Royals in World Series, 4 Games to 1
CAREER ADVICE: Meet Career Ambassador, Victoria Perrotta
VICTORIA PERROTTA Career Development is defined as the ongoing acquisition or refinement of skills and knowledge,including job mastery and professional development, coupled with career planning activities. Job mastery skills are those that are necessary to successfully perform one's job. This stands true for the Career Development office here at St. Thomas Aquinas College. There are many events … Continue reading CAREER ADVICE: Meet Career Ambassador, Victoria Perrotta
CAREER ADVICE – To Thine Own Self Be True: Navigating Identity and the Professional World
ARIANNA SOTOS “This above all: to thine own self be true, / And it must follow, as the night the day, / Thou canst not then be false to any man.” ~ Hamlet, (1.3.77-79) Since childhood, most have been taught the age old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”—meaning, outward appearances can be … Continue reading CAREER ADVICE – To Thine Own Self Be True: Navigating Identity and the Professional World
CAREER ADVICE – A Visit to Simon & Schuster, Inc.
TONI ANN BUCHALSKI On Friday, October 30, St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Career Development center offered the student body a wonderful opportunity to participate in its trip to Simon and Schuster, Inc. This company is a subdivision of the CBS Corporation. Simon and Schuster, Inc. is a publishing company that was founded in 1924 in New … Continue reading CAREER ADVICE – A Visit to Simon & Schuster, Inc.
CAREER ADVICE – A Word on Landing Your Dream Internship
SAMANTHA ROSENTHAL The word “internship” can be very scary. It was quite terrifying to me for many years. I knew I needed one, but I did not know how to go about having one. I was not sure how to write a cover letter or the correct format for my resume (thankfully my good friend … Continue reading CAREER ADVICE – A Word on Landing Your Dream Internship
CAREER ADVICE – Help: I Do Not Like my Internship!
Help: I Do Not Like my Internship! JEANINE GRILLO Like a class, your time spent interning should be filled with self-discovery, learning, and skill development. But what happens when you truly are not enjoying your time doing a job you feel you were meant to love? It is a hard discussion to have with others, … Continue reading CAREER ADVICE – Help: I Do Not Like my Internship!
An Interview with Dr. Wagner
THOMA STAFF This past week, the Thoma Staff caught up with Dr. Benjamin Wagner, one of STAC’s most beloved psychology professors. Students report that his teaching style is unparalleled, sharing interesting and comical personal anecdotes to keep his classes engaged with the material he teaches. Dr. Wagner attended a small college, much like STAC, in … Continue reading An Interview with Dr. Wagner
VINCENT WALKER Recently, Lamar Odom has suffered the effects of abusing drugs. All drugs can and often do lead to serious medical problems, and lately abuse of pills, both prescription and over-the-counter, have been on the rise. It is suspected this form of drug has grown in popularity because, unlike heroin or cocaine, pills can … Continue reading Pills Kill
Watch Out for Hit-and-Runs!
BIANCA EUGENE On August 1, 2015, a car accident happened at the ShopRite in Pearl River, which is not too far from us; I happened to be there when it occurred. A man hit an old lady’s side view mirror, and tried to speed off. Unfortunately for him, as he was trying to escape, he … Continue reading Watch Out for Hit-and-Runs!