How to Love your Summer Internship

By Morgan DeLuce Two years ago, I spent my summer as an intern at UniversalGiving. I’ve now been on staff for over a year and recently came across a blog post I wrote reflecting on my internship experience in 2014. The importance of positive attitude and taking initiative are lessons that have helped me find success in my current role. I hope this can provide a few pointers on how to make the most of your job or internship! This past summer, I had the privilege of interning with UniversalGiving™ in San Francisco. UniversalGiving is a website that allows users to find donation … Continue reading How to Love your Summer Internship

Feeding the Future: Child Food Security

By Sophia Russell In 2012, I traveled to Peru on a linguistics and community service trip. There, I volunteered at a daycare that one of my homestay parents’ children attended. When it came time for lunch, Superman and Little Mermaid lunch boxes were pulled off a shelf and dispersed. Most ate foods such as rice, bread, beans, chips, while a lucky few had pieces of chicken and fruit as well. The contrast from living in the Bay Area, where matters like eating organic fruits or meat are an everyday occurrence, to being in a country where even having a form of … Continue reading Feeding the Future: Child Food Security

Why Sacrifice is Good: The Art of Giving Up and Letting Go

blue_realse_clouds_220520_lOne of the biggest things humans have trouble doing is sacrificing.

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The art of giving up and letting go for the long haul seems almost foreign to us. Why, after all, would you give up something of value when you don’t have to? Continue reading “Why Sacrifice is Good: The Art of Giving Up and Letting Go”