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2021 Week 6: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Connecting dots is a particularly salient theme for this week. During the Bites session, we talk about the topic of immigration, which is very informative and eye-opening, especially when I learned that Baltimore is a sanctuary city while Maryland is not (a…
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2021 Week 5: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Week 5 has been a significant week of learning and connecting (both dots and people). Aside from completing the second round of revision for the Green Guide, I have also made slide presentations for two articles on hiring biases and “what to…
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2021 Week 4: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Reaching the midpoint of the internship, I have also been arriving at some milestones in my internship. The research guide is still under revision while close to the end as I am adding more new resources to the guide. I have also…
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2021 Week 3: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP This week is mainly about revising and refining the resource guide and integrating new information and resource. My supervisor has made comments on the need for the addition of info and has responded to my comments. Two major additions are: we are…
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2021 Week 2: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP This week has been both productive and reflective for me. In terms of productivity, I have finished revising the around 100-page Resource Guide and returned it back to my supervisor, and I have gotten started on working on the flipbook with the…
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2021 Week 1: Virtual Internships

CIONNE GATES | BY PEACEFUL MEANS During my first week of working at By Peaceful Means, I have learned so much about the opportunities this nonprofit provides to children. Initially, I understood the main objective of the summer experience is to teach elementary and middle school kids how to be…
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2021 Orientation: Virtual Internships

HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Orientation has been a challenge to me in multiple different ways. The disclosing nature of the orientation itself and the way it interacts with my other life events have made it both especially challenging and unexpectedly full of love and support. I…
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2017 Week Six: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBCAC YO! BALTIMORE I tend to think non-profit work is always valiant and exciting. I know that there can be a lot of… menial work at times too, for everyone, from the top to the bottom of the organization, especially in smaller non-profits, but the work still…
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2017 Week Five: Education

SAM IGO | LIBERTY ELEMENTARY & REC It’s hard to reflect on the week when the news of yesterday is still so new. One of the reasons I am so passionate about public policy is improving lives — making sure everyone can enjoy them in a way that’s equal and…
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2017 Week Four: Education

JOHNATHON COOK | HEBAC YO! BALTIMORE I haven’t seen my dad cry that many times in my life (sorry to bring up crying again this week). One of the few times I did, though, was when he was explaining the impact my mom was having on the lives of her…
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