Contact | 0 article

Art, marketing and an internship with the Late Show: 2021 seniors talk about finding jobs during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all aspects of our lives, and for seniors, that means the job application process. Aliyah Blackburn, Allison Bass, Olivia Prunier Herman and Sydni Weisberg shared their journeys with Student Life.

| Staff Writer

‘How’d you get a job on campus?’: Students struggle to find work at WU during the pandemic

Through my own experiences this year, work-study has provided me with minimal opportunities to work on campus. The website touts the program as a possibility to build your resume, but often these jobs are focused only in certain areas, such as working in a lab. While this may be beneficial for some, it leaves many students out. This has only been exacerbated by the pandemic.

| Staff Writer

From the page to the screen: Short film featuring Professor Rafia Zafar’s research on African American food history earns award nomination

Hands vigorously mixing the ingredients in the bowl, Rafia Zafar followed the recipe made by a former slave. In front of her stood a film crew. With their cameras focused on her, they tried to capture her in the moment.

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening at Washington University and beyond.