Friday, January 31, 2014

1/31's show with special guests, Maia Paluska and Ashley Connors!

On today's show:
Speacial guest, Maia Paluska - Graduate assistant in the psychology department here at PSU. Maia graduated from McKendree University with a psych major. She is currently enrolled in the applied and community psychology graduate program. Maia was an education major but decided to make the switch to psych. She loves psychology and wants to get her PH. D. in Social psychology (Social psychology looks at the influences of groups on an individual's behavior, and the influence of individuals on groups. It has ties to all other fields of psychology). She aspires to have a career as an instructor or in administration, either of which so she is able to work hands-on with students. 

Another special guest, Ashley Connors! Ashley studied mass communications and international business. She now has a successful career in technology sales management in San Francisco. Ashley's word of advice to students: "Be as prepared as possible but also open to opportunity".

The gang talks about "motivation" and what it actually means, whether it's drive, money, being happy with your job, being proud of your work, being confidant at what you do, supporting yourself, feeling like you're making a difference, having the freedom to do multiple things, balance, or all of the above. And the guests are quizzed about their favs and least favs! Tune in!

Also - little things going on around school:
Up coming career fairs: On Feb 12th, The Winter Engineering and Technology Career Faair in the SMSU 3rd floor ballroom.  Feb 13th, All Majors Career Fair, 11-3pm in the SMSU 3rd floor ballroom.
Last week for a 20% percent refund when dropping classes.
and Saturday (tomorrow) is the last day to apply for university scholarships.

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