“You get paid for your job?”, pat came the question when I mentioned to my Uncle that I was working in the nonprofit sector. And was I surprised? No! Every time I spoke about my job or my passion for the social sector, I would get some curious glances from people around, followed by the… Continue reading Mapping Key Transferable Skills for Career Transition to Non-Profit
Life is all about unlearning and relearning. The sooner you understand and accept this, the better it is for you to explore new avenues. As someone who has always been fond of writing, I was super thrilled about studying journalism as part of my postgrad course. Shouldn’t be too hard for someone who can write,… Continue reading Guide To Journalism in a Democratic Republic For Amateurs
As I entered 11th standard ISC, a barrage of information on competitive exams was thrown at me and a lot of people asked me the standard question “Are you going to choose Engineering or Medicine?” given that I had chosen Science. But my mind was fixed on pursuing scientific research and I hope to give… Continue reading A Career in Scientific Research and the Pathway to PhD Decoded.
I distinctly remember how my undergrad days were. Day after day of whiling away time with friends (though I did pay attention in class for the most part), last minute cramming for exams and clearing exams with good marks (well, most of the time at least). Cut to my postgrad days. I had two years… Continue reading The Difference Work Experience Made to My Post Grad Education
What is the objective of a job interview? The objective of the interviewee is to 'do well' and get through – for a job, a post, or perhaps a membership. Now what constitutes 'doing well'? A lot of time, one gets the feeling that they have done well, only to find out later that they… Continue reading How To Crack A Law Firm Interview: Beginners Guide.