Kayla Green—Summer is always filled with adventures. These adventures usually involve beach trips, bonfires, and day trips with my friends. But this summer brought different kinds of adventures, and ones I never knew I'd be lucky enough to experience. This summer I'm interning with CNN Newsource in Washington D.C. As I write this, I have … Continue reading Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN
NancyLea Illsley—We've got a little over a month left of summer now, and we are all at different points in our lives. There are some of us that feel like we've been stuck in the same rut since school ended two months ago. Others of us have been trying to have as much fun as … Continue reading Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently
Kayla Green—This past fall, I made the decision to apply for internships in Washington D.C. for the upcoming summer. I applied to over 20 internships after I was accepted, and had been anxiously checking my email for responses since January. There was one in particular that I wanted most, one that's always been my #1 … Continue reading This is CNN
NancyLea Illsley—Have you ever not taken advantage of a certain opportunity, then kicked yourself for not pursuing it? Yeah, I've been there too. That is why you need to take advantage of every opportunity. It may seem like a lot to handle, saying you're going to take on these opportunities being presented to you, but … Continue reading Why take advantage of every opportunity?
Former Winging It blogger Jim Mignano graduated from Brockport in December 2013 and works as a senior account executive at Text100’s Rochester office. An active member of the Public Relations Society of America's Rochester chapter (PRSA Rochester), he was recently honored with its Rising Star Award, which, as defined by the organization, "recognizes a public … Continue reading Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport
Alex Bill—Dearest Reader/Recently Denied Applicant/Curious Beings, Today I am writing to help everyone out! I recently was denied from a really great internship that I was fairly confident about! It was a pretty defeating feeling to get that denial email. Yet, I am still standing! I am still here, tapping away at these keys on … Continue reading The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?
We're at it again! Throughout the entire day on Monday, November 14, the bloggers will share the details of their day on Twitter using #bportlife. Follow the hashtag and use it to send them your questions and comments. It’s your inside look at a day in the life of Brockport students. What do you want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14
Kayla Green—Last week, I had the privilege of attending Brockport's trip to New York City sponsored by the Alumni Association. To say this experience was beneficial is an understatement. I am still riding on the amazing time I had, even a week later. Let me start from the beginning! In order to be eligible to … Continue reading Making Strides Toward the Future: NYC Trip
Elaina poses in a sombrero at Garnishes Catering. Learn why her experience at Brockport has been nothing short of amazing.
Spencer Linsner—Hey Guys! It's that time of year again! No, not Easter! The annual Jobs and Internships Fair at Brockport! This year's fair is going to be the biggest one yet, with around 120 employers looking for Brockport students to join their ranks. I plan on being there to look for internship opportunities, and if … Continue reading Prepping for the Jobs and Internships Fair