Frat stars with briefcases

After wiping the crust from my eyes, the vague outline of my body rolled up in various fleece blankets appears staring back at me from my sliding mirror doors — you know, the really cheap kind with peeling gold lining that haven’t been replaced since 1972 and are blatantly unforgiving.
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How to find a last-minute summer internship

Has procrastination gotten the best of you? Are you freaking out because you haven’t found the perfect summer internship yet? Don’t worry. Your fellow classmates who already have five internships lined up since December may claim that it’s too late to look for any internships at this point, but there are still many opportunities available. If you’re willing to put in the time to write your cover letters, polish your resumes and seek out these opportunities, you can definitely still find a desirable internship.
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Spring breakdown

(In)secure

The tight feeling in my chest began on the drive home during one spring break evening. What started so innocently as dinner and “Zootopia” ended with discussions of the future, about already-made summer plans and already-landed internships. Now, as my hands gripped the steering wheel, my heart thumped loudly, straining
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How to balance a part time job with school

Spring semester is often notorious for its tendency to make students increase their workload, both academically and otherwise. After settling into individual grooves over fall semester, many of us tend to take on more to balance over the next semester and sometimes, it can get too overwhelming. For those of
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Measuring success beyond grades

“Pain is temporary; GPA is forever.” As much as the Internet has ingrained this idea into our heads as a motivational studying mantra, we at the Clog want you to know that you are more than just a grade point average. The definition of success itself is subjective enough to
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Find new internship opportunities with Callisto

UC Berkeley can be a very stressful place, especially when it seems like everyone around you has five jobs, four internships and volunteering positions at two soup kitchens. Here’s the good news: First, that’s not possible unless you’re Rebecca Peters, and second, UC Berkeley’s Career Center provides Callisto, a service to help
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The one in a million

Ask Me Anyway

It’s really intimidating having to constantly meet and impress and appeal to people in both a professional and personal sense. How do you stand out from everyone else? Competition is always going to be high in places such as Berkeley, where literally everyone is a perfect and qualified genius and
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Thoughts you have while composing a professional email

Emails may be the most daunting form of communication — once you click “Send,” there’s no going back. Suddenly, a simple email can determine your next paycheck, so the next time you draft a professional email, check to see if you’re guilty of thinking the following: “Dear _____,” After hours
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