Career Seasons

crafting + curating

Heading into my ninth year of work in student affairs, I am no veteran. But I have developed some perspective. October is about everything I love on a college campus. Students are getting in the full swing of classes, homesickness is slowly running its course, campus events are around every corner, and quite frankly, the campus looks just like the admissions brochures. It’s also Careers in Student Affairs Month (#csam14) and I can see why it’s easy this time of year to fall (no pun intended) in love with a higher education career working with students. But I think that it’s important that as we look at a career, we recognize that it is not a job for awhile or “until I figure out what I really want to do with my undergraduate major.” It’s not biding your time. A career is a long journey. I had a somewhat…

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