Graduation Speech : Who Am I?

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Who Am I? “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”, this is a quote from Confucius that I think many of us college students can relate to very well. College underclassmen are at a very awkward age, we are still too young to decide what we want to do for the rest of our live, yet we are old enough to have to do it. I can surely bet on the fact that some of my peers and even myself are doubtful about our future and the question “Where do you see yourself in ten years?”, is the scariest of all. Indeed, choosing a job and developing a career are what college students will spend two third of their life figuring out. However, to have head start in this process, growing a professional identity is much needed. For this assignment, I have chosen a job opening that is truly my dream job. It is the position “Associate Finance and Budget Officer” at the Department of Management of the United Nations Headquarter in New York City. After browsing many jobs and websites, I think this job opening is the best fit to my experience as well as interests. On my resume, two of the three jobs I am having right now are heavily involved with budgeting and managing financial resource. Furthermore, working for a not-for-profit organization like the VietAbroader is a plus when applying to the United Nations for the shared NGO and not-for-profit experience, at least in my opinion. Besides the two financial related jobs, I also included the international aspect of my
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