Read what current and former student workers have to say about their student employment experiences at Carleton.

How to Land an On-Campus Job

At Carleton, it is fairly easy to have an on-campus job. I myself have held 7 different positions in the two years that I’ve been in college, and I have often found that I have more job offers than I…

New Year, New Term, New.. Me?

Not really — but a lot has changed for me since fall term! I have all new classes, extracurriculars, jobs, and sports that will hopefully make this winter term special! I figured week two of the term…

Clocking In: My Work-Study Experience

Carleton’s work-study program is unique in its league. Nearly 80% of Carls will hold at least one on-campus position during their time at Carleton, and these can vary from administrative jobs to being…

Of Penguins and Writers

When I think of the many reasons why I love Carleton College, I often think about the amazing resources that we have at our fingertips. On such amazing resource is the Writing Center, which I have the…

Being a Summer Carl

Many Carleton students leave campus for our summer break, but a mighty few stay on campus to pursue all sorts of activities, work, and fun. This blog I’m gonna call on some friends to help me…

Campus Jobs I’ve Held

I’ve been fortunate enough to work a wide array of campus jobs through Carleton’s generous work study program. This allows students to easily obtain an on-campus job and apply their…

Senior Year Highlights!

Hello hello! It has been forever. My first trimester of senior year(?!) has been *quite* busy, and I can’t wait to write all about it. But first, the basics. What was I doing this summer? I was…

The Cave: Live Music and Events For Students, By Students

Tucked away on the ground floor of Evans Hall, you’ll find one of the most lively and versatile spaces on campus: The Cave. This music venue is fully student-run and operated, so if you have a…

Theater Under Study: Carleton’s Theater Scene

I’m a theater kid. Well, to be precise, I’m a 21-year-old theater man now, and I was a theater kid in high school. And when I was applying to colleges, I knew I wanted to continue on with theater at…

Admissions Positions Definitions

This summer, all of the admissions blogs are coming from Summer Fellows. We’re all current Carleton students, but we work full time over the summer to do tons of admissions-y work. And whenever I get…

Summer Social Science Research

Social science undergraduate research This summer, I am splitting my time between being an Admissions Fellow and a Research Assistant. This means I’m working 20 hours in the admissions office and 20…

You Want To Bamba?

When I first came to Carleton I was super nervous about fulfilling the P.E requirement. Although I was on the swim team in high school, I wasn’t really good at it and, in turn, never considered myself…
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