This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Hello again! In a previous blog post I, Rodinde, shared my experiences on getting involved with outreach through Caltech in the Pasadena community. But there is more to outreach life in the US: Through the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach… Continue reading My experience tutoring Veterans at PCC
If renting an RV is your dream, but you find it too expensive, know that there is a way to rent one for as little as $1.00 per day. But, is it really worth it?
Post by CISC member Diana I have been in America for about 5 months and here my husband is studying for his Ph. D. in Civil Engineering. As soon as I arrived, I began the application for my work permit, and it took approximately 3 months. Those months were very difficult for me since in… Continue reading Job Search Experience – Diana
This May, I visited the Big Island of Hawaii with my husband, named for the fact that it's the largest island in the archipelago. We planned to stay there for 5 days and chose Kailua Beach on the west coast as our base to explore this beautiful island. From the moment we landed, lush green… Continue reading The Big Island of Hawaii- Sun, Sand, Sea and Volcanoes!
When Núria arrived in Pasadena, she looked for a job in all possible ways, using social apps and events as a boost for her career. In the end, her efforts paid off.
I wrote this post over four years ago - and I'm still at the same company where I got my first real US job. One recent Thursday my first task of the day was spending an hour at my local elementary school helping a first-grader with reading, and then consoling him when he burst into… Continue reading Job Search Series – Amanda’s Experience
The Job Search series will give you a glimpse on how CISC members found their job here in the US, hopefully giving you tips for your own job search. For this very first article of the series, learn more about Aude, a professional translator, who has been working for more than 2 years in the entertainment industry in LA.
Back in March, my husband and I traveled south to Alpine, California, in the San Diego Mountains, for an afternoon flying birds of prey. We purchased a private raptor experience through Sky Falconry, apparently one of the few places in the U.S. licensed for such an activity. We were here to learn all we could… Continue reading Flying a falcon and a hawk: Sky Falconry experience
In late August 2017, my mother and I went on a mini road trip to Paso Robles, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Hearst Castle and Solvang. Here's what we got up to. We set out in my car from Pasadena on Saturday afternoon and drove up the I-5 before heading cross country to Paso Robles – a… Continue reading Paso Robles, Morro Bay and Hearst Castle – California Road Trip
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at email@example.com When my husband Evert and I, Rodinde, moved to Pasadena in the wet January of 2017 I thought I had my priorities in order. Filing for my Employment Authorization Document, getting a nice apartment and finding a great job. I knew the… Continue reading My experience volunteering with Caltech CTLO