Hello! My name is Cullen and like you, I was once a clueless college student desperately trying to land an internship.
After finally receiving a call from a media company that I was thrilled to potentially work with, I immediately began to research anything I could get my hands on about the company to be prepared and well rehearsed before my upcoming interview.
However, to my surprise, nothing was about to prepare me for one of the most bizarre interview questions I had ever received.
With companies like Google, Apple, Twitter, Facebook, and Amazon asking candidates off the wall interview questions, it’s important in today’s journalism field to be prepared because companies like The New York Times, Comcast, FOX, and The Walt Disney Company are catching on.
So, let’s dive in. What’s your answer to “How do you make the perfect sandwich?”
You may be questioning the correlation between preparing sandwiches to journalism and your future career, but actually, the answer does lie within the kitchen.
While larger cities can usually afford to pay members of their fire departments and emergency medical services, many small towns rely on volunteers to provide invaluable assistance. I spoke to two members of the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department who shared their thoughts on the importance of volunteering in small communities.