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JTJ1977

Name:

Joshua

Bio:

I am a 2007 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, with a BA in Political Science. At the present time, I am seeking entry level opportunites in public policy firms, small and large corporate firms, and educational institutions.

Interests:

traveling, street maps, urban history, African American history, poetry, politics

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (11)
Forum Discussion Posted
General > Career Advice

Have master's degree, can't find work, return to grad school for another degree?

But I must mention, DO NOT earn a degree in liberal arts (I was a Political Science graduate) on ANY level if you want to pay your bills and eat. LOL

7 months ago
General > Career Advice

Have master's degree, can't find work, return to grad school for another degree?

Go with your heart. The advice given is cool and all, but you have to be responsible for the loans in the end. If you're okay with it, just do it. You only live once.

7 months ago
General > Career Advice

Employment Gap

I've read some messages stating that the loss of a job is worse than losing a relative---or, at least, some psychologists think that. I don't know, but I don't equate a job loss ...

14 months ago
General > Career Advice

If you had to do it all over would you go to college?

[QUOTE who="Bluetea in Texas"]LOL! I have a cousin who still lives at home - it's the same house she was born in. She is 67 and retired. Heh![/QUOTE]

Yeah ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

If you had to do it all over would you go to college?

To answer the original question, if I had to do it all over again, I guess that I would've studied at a 2-year technical or vocational school and studied something like HIT, or ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

If you had to do it all over would you go to college?

I love how people say that college makes you "well-rounded" and "makes you a better citizen". Then how come those "better citizens" are screwing this ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated College Graduate

However, I have come to the realization that the best thing that I (and likely you and many in a similar situation) can do is to accept that college was a complete waste of time ...

3 years ago
City > Atlanta, Georgia

College Degree means....?

You're not doing anything wrong in paritcular. It's just the nature of the beast. You are living in an area that has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, roughly ...

3 years ago
City > Atlanta, Georgia

College Degree means....?

You're not doing anything wrong in paritcular. It's just the nature of the beast. You are living in an area that has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, roughly ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Fargo North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate

I wouldn't. Do darn cold (and I live in Iowa, of all places), and very isolated. The nearest large metro, Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN., has to be roughly 4-5 hours away, and to ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Job search comments you are sick of hearing

"Hey, be glad that you have a place to stay."

Usually, they don't recognize how silly they sound. What 32-year old man with a Bachelor's degree in Political ...

4 years ago