What happened after graduation?

Several of my then-students juggled internships and part-time jobs during Fall 2017, and the pace picked up after that semester, especially as they neared graduation. Because I served as a professional reference for so many of them, it has given me a close-up view of how journalism students are securing their work opportunities nowadays. Here’s hoping some of the following examples remind not only students but middle-aged folks like me how a successful job search rarely results from a student going it alone. Frankly, it’s much more of a group effort to get someone hired…

Ashley Loaeza’s first job upon graduation is a great example of this.

In April 2018, Ashley asked for my help. She was trying to ….