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    Getting a new job!

    Hi Archinect!

    For a very long time, I have been looking for a new job. Changing jobs among intern architects seems to be a normal trend. Some of my friends have even changed three jobs in two years. So, after a year and a half, I thought it's about time for me to learn something new. Like many others, my goal was to work in the city. And like many others, I have sent out tons of resumes to many firms in the city, but still haven't gotten any response.

    Let's see how I found my job after the break.

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    • Ronel ConstantinRonel Constantin
      Dec 13, 12 12:14 am

      This very encouraging. I appreciated the article and enjoyed the reading it.

      Dec 13, 12 1:42 am

      Congrats!  I'm in a similar situation - an intern (who got laid off) and just started my new job this week - 1400 miles away!  It's exciting and stressful but things will settle down eventually on this roller coaster ride, right?

      Hugo MartinsHugo Martins
      Dec 13, 12 10:43 am

      Good luck in that new step you are heading :) I appreciated the share and found it very encouraging.

      Alvina ChuAlvina Chu
      Dec 13, 12 7:37 pm

      Good luck!! This was very inspiring, as I'm in the same boat (especially in regards to the last part about looking for other non-related work). I hope you continue blogging your experiences! 

      @ Ronel
      Thank you! I am glad you enjoyed it. It's always good to share our stories :)

      Yes, it will definitely settle down. But I like the exciting part of accepting new changes too! My new job will be an hour drive for me though. Are you relocating for yours?

      Thanks! Hope you all the best too :)

      Thank you! I will definitely keep on blogging!

      Rita LaachfoubiRita Laachfoubi
      Jan 22, 13 5:40 pm

      I appreciated the share and found it very encouraging...keep going!!!

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