This May it will be a year since I graduated with double honors as a cultural anthropology major. Unfortunately, the new, New York economy forced a hiring freeze on the agency where I interned (and did incredibly well according to my supervisors).
While those who interview me and review my CV have been quick to comment on my "impressive and diverse background", intelligence, and eagerness to learn and contribute beyond expectation, my constant networking and job searching has yet to produce an opportunity.
Everyday I track news, new business, job openings, trends, etc in hopes of finding a lead. I also have a blog that I've been maintaining and filling with ideas and thoughts that I've written down over the years as well as reactions to current events and recent thoughts. I would rather keep writing, thinking, and participating in the conversation than settling for an entry level opportunity outside of my already broad range of interests.
I am worried that if I don't find the right position before April, I will have to downgrade my hopes of starting in strategy/planning at an advertising or branding agency.
I am committed to working in a shop where intelligent innovation, unique thinking, impeccable production, and driven people are some of their everyday expectations.
Any advice or guidance would be invaluable...