17. Case Studies: Design Careers

Exploring student careers that stand out.

On my first trip to Europe, I distinctly remember getting off the plane in London in the morning, tired and disoriented, but excited to have arrived. A few days later in France, my soon-to-be spouse and I had a similar experience stepping out of an overnight train from Paris to Nice; we were hungry (dining-car offerings were less “gourmet” than expected); tired (two additional passengers shared our closet-sized couchette); and worried (because we did not have a place to stay). I can still see it clearly: we gathered our big suitcases and personal effects, and walked out of the station into the unknown.

My maiden voyage to Europe reminds me of what it is like to start a ...

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