Monthly Archives: December 2013

Internship Realities: Transitions, Feedback, and Success

Hello! My name is Maggie Achey, and I am a senior Professional Writing and Rhetoric major at Elon. I have been a CUPID Associate in the past and have taken many service-learning classes. Therefore, I loved the opportunity to intern at Family Abuse Services of Alamance County (FAS), a local nonprofit that provides help and resources for survivors of domestic … Continue Reading

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How I Spent My Summer Projecting Nuclear Weapon Attacks: The Value of an Aspiring Scientist with a Professional Writing Minor

Guest Blogger Sarah Schmitt ’14, Professional Writing Studies minor This past summer, I was frantically looking for a job. Finals neared closer more quickly than I had anticipated, and before I knew it summer had arrived. I had recently gotten a job at Tanger Outlets near Elon selling clothing. The work was far from fulfilling. I knew I had to … Continue Reading

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Reflecting on My Experience as an Associate: Hillary

It is hard to believe my time as a CUPID Associate has come to an end. It was a great learning experience, and I am thankful to have worked with such wonderful Associates (Taylor Hill and Immanuel Bryant) and RPR. I admit that I started off a little hesitant, but through projects and collaboration, I gained valuable rhetorical knowledge that … Continue Reading

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My Time as a CUPID Associate

During my time as a CUPID Associate I have enjoyed working with Hillary and Taylor on developing the marketing documents and videos for the workshops put on this year. As the Workshop Coordinator it was my responsibility to develop the personal & professional development workshops hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Publishing Information & Design (CUPID. I did this by … Continue Reading

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My Time as a CUPID Associate – Taylor Hill

  Fall 2013 was my first semester as a CUPID Associate, and I learned a lot of things along the way. Prior to becoming an Associate, I had never had much experience with helping to run an academic blog, only blogs in which I would write to reflect on assignments for class and personal blogs about things that I was … Continue Reading

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LinkedIn Workshop Video

Along with a workshop covering Digication, the CUPID Associates were also responsible for facilitating a workshop on LinkedIn, providing tips for what is or isn’t effective information to include on one’s profile. I created a video going through my own LinkedIn profile, going over some things that work and don’t work. Make sure to check it out and comment with … Continue Reading

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Digication Workshop Video

Over the course of the semester, fellow CUPID Associate Immanuel Bryant was responsible for brainstorming workshop ideas for us to facilitate as Associates. One of the main workshops that we decided to execute was on Digication. Immanuel, Hillary and myself felt that it was necessary for majors to understand the importance of Digication and the uses of the website for … Continue Reading

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