AmLit Readers: American Literature, Culture, and History Podcast

Jun 15 2020 12 mins 97

Discussion of American literature, culture, and history; connects readers to books; and offers analysis of famous first lines from books.

Ep 14.2 Bonus Careers -- College Bucket List
Jul 27 2019 18 mins  
14.2 Appendix to Career Episodes (or watch YouTube video here) College Bucket List (things to do before you graduate) ____ Buy a stapler ____ Find your trusted news site ____ Identify role models (from history, business world, or family) ____ Get a passport ____ Bike or walk the Kearney trail from Cottonmill to Ft. Kearny ____ Attend a free play put on by the Theatre dept (bonus points for trying out for a play) ____ Go to MONA at least once every semester ____ Identify your craft (writing, photography, music, arts and craft, drawing, etc.) ____ Attend a reading by an author or poet ____ Find your favorite outdoor spot on campus ____ Identify your coffee habit (if not at all) ____ Find your perfect writing instrument ____ See a music performance at the Fine Arts Building ____ Recreate on the quad in spring ____ Go to a campus speaker sponsored by a different college from your major (bonus points for raising your hand during the Q&A) ____ See a foreign language film at the World Theater ____ Identify the country you most want to visit (bonus points for checking out study abroad possibilities even if you think don’t have the time or money) ____Volunteer in the community or in a campus imitative ____ Figure out your health regime (what to eat/ how and when to exercise) ____ Take on a leadership role in campus organization ____ Study or write a paper in a café (like Baritas or Calico Coffee) ____ Check out a library book you want to read for fun ____ Write a dream resume that you’d like to have by the end of your senior year ____ Make a list of 12 people you would call if you were desperate for a job; then see if you can increase the number to 40 (it’s easier to make this list when you’re not so desperate) ____ Follow up with professors/staff who put themselves forward as a mentor ____ Write and send a “letter to the editor” to the campus newspaper ____ Find a group of friends to go see the Sandhill Cranes in the spring ____ Learn to cook one infallible dish (for various potlucks that come up) ____ Identify your study spots (where will you go when you really need to study) ____ Take a Myers-Brigg personality test ____ Buy a writing handbook and an business etiquette book ____ Buy interview clothes (don’t forget shoes!) ____ Study a foreign language even if it’s not required ____ Try a new sport ____ Start a business ____Aim to visit each of your professor’s office hours at least once every semester ____Befriend an international student (bonus points if you make plans to visit them one day) or befriend an American student ____Take a poetry writing, creative writing, or screenwriting class ____Vote in an election ____Learn about investing and 401k plans for after college ____Witness a celestial event

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