Erica Burns

Erica Burns is a Philadelphia-based E-Commerce Content Writer. Previously, she interned with Forage as a Content Writing Intern and with the Borgen Project as a Writing Intern. She also received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a Professional Writing Certificate.

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Margarita Psaras: Taking an Early Start to Career Development

“As a first-year student who was introduced to a myriad of options and just wanted to be involved in everything, it was being curious about trying new things that drew me to Forage.” Beginning early on in her post-high school educational career, Margarita was looking for new opportunities in the field she wanted to go …

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Xinyi Tan: How Passion Leads to Landing a Dream Career

“A dream career in Technology Consulting” When discussing her future, Xinyi noted how she landed her dream job directly out of university. “It is exciting how technology is ever-evolving, and that there will always be innovations to keep up with”. Xinyi’s passion for technology and business led her to cultivate and refine her skills through Forage.  …

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Alex Kat: From Restaurant Management to Law

Alex Kat is the winner of the LinkedIn “Forage Voyage” Contest “Law has been exactly what I was looking for” Alex started his career pursuing Kinesiology at San Diego State University while simultaneously working full time at Panera Bread. For five years post-undergraduate, he worked his way up to becoming the General Manager at Panera. …

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Natalie Wells: It’s Never Too Late to Pursue Your Dream Career

As a mother of two, Natalie could not drop everything to pursue a traditional internship. However, she needed legal work experience in order to make the transition from psychology to law.  Natalie started her career off as a psychologist and worked in the field for many years, often with victims of domestic abuse. Her desire …

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Jerry Lee: Pursuing his Dream Job in Trading

“My dream is to become a trader one day.” During Jerry’s undergraduate studies in economics, he discovered a growing interest in financial assets. He explained, “when I first approached economics, I knew more about the macro and micro things about the economy. Then, I found out that I am more interested in financial assets so …

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Andrea Mascilongo: Career Change After a Master’s Degree

Master’s Class: 2021 Area of Study: Business Administration College: Turin University Location: Turin, Italy  On the Mentorship Program  “I am the first one to go to University in my family. Also, my parents don’t work in big companies so I don’t have a lot of networking outside that I have been able to construct in …

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