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Emily C.

Berkeley, CA
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Emily’s Career Goals

I am interested in historical architecture as a field of research and an object of preservation. In the long run, I intend to pursue a career in academia, but I hope to gain some field experience along the way.



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Emily C. Apr 05 125 views

What kind of jobs with UNESCO World Heritage?

I am really interested in historical conservation and heritage sites and am curious to know what opportunities to work in this sector are offered through UNESCO WHC. What do field work opportunities look like? What does working at HQ look like? Are most positions on a volunteer basis or do they...

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Emily C. Apr 05 310 views

How to follow up on internship applications?

I have been cold-emailing architecture firms seeking an internship opportunity for this summer, but have heard back from very few. Is it appropriate to follow up on emails I sent 3-4 weeks ago to try and get an answer? If so, what should I say? internships internship summer-jobs intern...

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Emily C. May 02, 2020 261 views

Tenure Track Requirements in US History Departments?

I'm interested in getting my graduate degrees from universities in the UK, but would ultimately like to return to the U.S. and teach in American Universities. Can I be hired as a tenure track professor if my PhD is not from the U.S. or does that automatically disqualify me from that track? Are...

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Emily C. Mar 16, 2020 225 views

What do History Graduate Programs look for in their applicant?

How much do history grad programs weigh GPA vs Test Score vs Personal Statement? And what kind of work/internship experience do they look for/if any? graduate-school...


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Emily C. Mar 16, 2020 471 views

Does this recession mean I might not be able to get a job when I graduate?

I am currently an architecture student with a planned graduation in 2022, what does the COVID19 recession mean for the job market in regards to architecture? I was intending to practice for a few years before going to grad school, but does this mean I should start considering/planning to go to...

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Emily C. Jun 07, 2019 292 views

I'm interesting in getting a master's or PhD degree in Architecture History, what are my options?

I'm currently an architecture student pursuing a B.Arch but I'm interesting in eventually studying architecture history more specifically, are there any departments/programs that offer a master's of PhD in that specialization or would I have to go through a more general Art History program?...

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Emily C. May 04, 2019 228 views

How do I go back on an internship offer I have accepted?

A few months ago I accepted a part-time summer internship, however since then I've been offered a much more desirable full time internship, how do I contact the original employer and let them know I will no longer be able to work for them?...


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Emily C. Aug 18, 2017 570 views

Should I get a Mac or a PC for college if I am majoring in architecture?

This fall I will be a freshman majoring in architecture at Cal Poly SLO. My dream is to become an architect and I really want to make the most of this college experience. I am trying to decide whether I should get a Macbook of some kind of a Windows laptop. The students I have spoken with who...

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Emily C. Oct 09, 2014 1547 views

What kind of jobs are there working for a food magazine?

I would like to work for a food magazine, but I don't know what kind of jobs there are. Ideally, I'd like to work as a food photographer (if there even is such a thing) or layout editor, but I'd like to know what other jobs there are. photography food editor magazine food-styling...