Derrick Niu

Interpersonal relationships are important

Last week, John Hill came to our class to talk about his college career. He also talked a lot about how LinkedIn works and how interpersonal relationships are important. People that we know might be very helpful to our career success sometime in the future. I admire John Hill. He mentioned that when he was… Continue reading Interpersonal relationships are important

Ruta Ulcinaite

Entrepreneurship is Possible No Matter What you Study, Take it from the Professionals

As a journalist I constantly worry about financial security. Journalism is not a career you get into for the money. (Sorry, Mom.) Journalism is something you get into because you are passionate about it and you care about it. What I’m learning now is that there are other means of making money in this business.… Continue reading Entrepreneurship is Possible No Matter What you Study, Take it from the Professionals

Rianna Middleton

The Power of a Journalism Degree

When people hear you’re majoring in Journalism, you usually get one of three reactions. The most common is doubt. They’ll say, “Do you really think you’ll make any money doing that?” Another is surprise. They’ll tell you how “unique” your choice is. Finally, there is well-intended guidance that comes off sounding condescending. They’ll tell you… Continue reading The Power of a Journalism Degree

Mckenna Ross

The importance of networking and being nice

Talent is important to success in media. So is hard work. But, as I’ve realized this week, they’re not the only things that can make or break your career. When John Hill, the vice president of networks for the startup launcher Techstars, spoke to my journalism class at Michigan State, he emphasized the power in… Continue reading The importance of networking and being nice