Kaitlin McManus is Firsthand's Editor. She received her B.A. in English from Illinois Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School. She has worked for a literary magazine and a publisher focused on nonfiction music titles. Now she writes career advice content for Firsthand’s Library (most notably for the undergrad blog) and creates many of the employer profiles featured on Firsthand.
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Zoom Call Bingo (With Cards!) for Your Next Meeting
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