Going to School, Preparing for Work

We talk about professionalization a lot in the Spark lab. A few of the research assistants are engaged in website design and front end development — and everyone is counting down to graduation. Although this blog post about getting the jump on work while you are still a student is intended for budding developers and designers, it’s got some useful advice for anyone who will be graduating in the coming few years (and features one of my favourite Ira Glass quotes, “[Practice.] It is only by going through a volume of work that…your work will [become] as good as your ambitions.”)