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Graduate Research: Elizabeth Tran Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

May 10, 2023 by David Krausman | News

Elizabeth Tran (she/her) Dual MA English/MFA Creative Writing ‘23 LinkedIn Elizabeth Tran was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award for her paper titled, “Labor-Based and/or Rubric-Based? Examining the Effects of a Hybrid Grading System in the Composition Classroom” at this year’s College English Association (CEA) conference in San Antonio, Texas. This paper came out

Literary Pub(Lishing) Crawl Brings Momentum of Inspiration

May 9, 2023 by Bailey Powell | News

The Department of English and Leatherby Libraries recently hosted the 2023 Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl, an annual event focused on writing careers and learning how authors went from page to publication. This year’s event connected contemporary writers in the industry to a community of budding writers. Wilkinson College Career Manager Erin Berthon opened the event by

Chapman Roommates Connect Years Later to Create a Children’s Book Career Corner

May 2, 2023 by Erin | News

In the fall of 2010, Maia Cooper (’14) and Valerie Valdivia (’14) were randomly paired as roommates in Henley Hall at Chapman University. The two girls were polar opposites, with different backgrounds and different interests. Cooper was a History and French major, while Valdivia majored in Art. Although they went their separate ways after that

Career Corner A Letter to Seniors

March 29, 2023 by Erin Berthon | News

Dear Seniors, In just eight short weeks, graduation will be here! College graduation is a double-edged sword. It represents immense accomplishments, as you have been working toward this goal for the past four years. It is the moment when your family, friends, and professors celebrate you and all you have done. On the flip side,

Career Corner: Student Takeover!

February 24, 2023 by Pamela Coelho ‘23 | News

STUDENT TAKEOVER! This month Pamela Coelho ‘23 (Creative and Cultural Industries minor) took over Career Corner and this time the tables were turned. Coelho sat me down for a one-on-one interview about my job and how I can help Wilkinson College students during their time at Chapman and beyond, with internships, jobs, and so much

How Studying Abroad in Japan Helped Me Find My New Career Path

January 30, 2023 by Carolyn Holt | Wilkinson College

This month I am turning the blog over to one of our amazing students, Carolyn Holt, who studied abroad  in Tokyo last semester. Four months in Japan changed her perspective and goals for after graduation.  My name is Carolyn Holt and I am a junior Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences student, majoring

‘Tis the Season to Find a Recruiter Career Corner

December 15, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

A good recruiter could be the most important person to help you land a job. If you’re questioning whether to work with a recruiter and what they can do for you, here are five reasons you should consider working with one! Recruiters Work with all Experience Levels and are Free A great place to start

Career Corner: Career Tips from The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone 

November 18, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

Student Takeover: This month Lisa Wong ‘25 (Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major and Visual Journalism/Chinese minors) attended Art Professor Lia Halloran’s conversation with The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone on creativity. Listening to Jorma’s career advice and getting the chance to interview him gave Lisa insight on starting a creative career. Lisa shared what she took

Why a Career Fair is an Important Experience  Career Corner

September 26, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

STUDENT TAKEOVER! This month Lisa Wong ‘25 (Public Relations/Advertising major and Visual Journalism/Chinese minors) took over Career Corner and went to the career fair interviewing employers and Chapman students attending. She wanted to get a better understanding of why a career fair is so important. Take a look at what she discovered.   Can a  career

How Having a Minor in Wilkinson Prepared Juhi Doshi For Her Dream Internship Career Corner

July 29, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

Juhi Doshi (‘24, BFA Broadcast Journalism and Documentary; Political Science minor), was inspired to pursue a career in political reporting during her internship at POLITICO’s California Bureau. As an editorial intern, Doshi contributed to POLITICO’s California Playbook and Playbookmai PM newsletters, covering criminal justice reform, education, healthcare, and more. She served as an integral part

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