Shaina’s Career Goals
I want to be in both the technology and business industry but emphasis on business.
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Should I disregard my first degree?
My degree, in Info Systems is getting demolished at my school since I am the only student with that degree. Most students only knew about Computer Science and Information Technology. There is ONLY one school that offers an Information Systems course but the chances of me getting into that...
Can I apply to tech internships in my freshman year?
I am finally a freshman studying for a degree in tech "BS in Information Systems". I am not too technical nor have good programming skills but I want to try and gain experience in how and what the tech industry looks and works through internships. My portfolio and resume focus more on digital...
How do absorb or learn technical functions in programming languages?
I am an IT student. Having a hard time memorizing the functions in Python and figuring out what the "problem" needs. Like I know what is the flow of the "program" but I have no idea what functions or specific commands to use.
What do I need to take note during my internship?
I plan on taking note of my internship experience or track with Notion. What type of pages should I create? Currently, I have meeting notes and daily weekly reviews...What else should I add?
I am taking a PROJECT MANAGEMENT and SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING internship.
Is freelancing a good hustle to work with?
I am a student in tech. I can't really find opportunities yet as a student. I decided to do freelancing. Should I focus only on my tech career? Is freelancing a good move?? I honestly don't if I am doing right in my career. The benefits of freelancing is a good pay & learn about social...
Where can I get connected with entrepreneur groups?
I want to connect with businesses or entrepreneurs.
How do we network to professionals or hiring managers?
I don't have Linkedin Premium so what I do is connect and send a personalized message. Is it rude if I do this formula: (salutation + small intro, where we met + directly question what I want to know from that professional)? OR do you prefer to (salutation + small intro, where we met + an...
I just got an offer! How do I tailor my resume?
I just got an offer from a recruiter yesterday. She asked me to send my resume to her email since I want to have an internship to explore the different industries. The recruiter offered me free training in web development. Although, my resume has no experience related to the "web development"...
Do you find it rude when we don't say 'thank you'?
ALL PROFESSIONALS! Do you find it rude that if we ask a question, we never thanked you for responding? I've seen a ton of discussions in Career Village that professionals don't even get the "thanks" for responding to the question. I got curious if you find it rude hehe I would like to formally...
What do I say in my email?
Hi! I am asked to email my resume to a recruiter for a free internship. Are there any do's/ don'ts in writing emails for a recruiter or formatting that is appropriate? What do I say in the body of the email?
Where do I find internships or immersions?
Greetings! I am a Grade 12 student in the STEM fields. I want to start my journey by looking for free and virtual internships and Immersion in the STEM or ABM field to expand my knowledge and skillset in these industries. My school currently does not provide these opportunities. Any experience...
Do you think exploring all industries is a good choice?
Hello! I am still not sure if being a "project manager" is a good fit for me. Currently, I am open to trying out internships in different industries. I want a job that is flexible to work with. Should I pick one industry to explore or should I pick what's available for me? I would love to...
Where do I find free summer programs 2022?
I want to join a summer program, free and virtual-based only. I don't have a specialization in terms of the subject but I really want to immerse myself in different industries.
How do I make a criteria for myself?
I want to do everything, all are important but I can't choose what to prioritize.
How to politely end a virtual 1:1 meeting?
I attend my mentoring sessions or general talks with my coach and it sometimes gets awkward because I don't know how to end a meeting like I don't know how to signal that "I've asked all my questions and I have nothing more to ask". What do I say or do?