Part 1 of The Organized Professional series… What is a professional road-map? A professional roadmap is simply your guide to building the career and professional face that you desire to present to the world to ultimately facilitate your life goals. Essentially, a professional roadmap is a smaller part of your overall life design as every … Continue reading Building your professional road map
Last year, after I graduated life was amazing. I made it through school and snagged an amazing internship. What more could I want at that point. Then suddenly I started experiencing a lot of setbacks. There wasn’t much I could do for some of them, so I took them in stride; as a chance to grow. … Continue reading Set backs, the ultimate lesson
To be an Event Planner, you need to be a well-rounded person with at least a minimal understanding of the different aspects of planning. If you have a minimal understanding you must have connections and a network that can help supplement your lack of knowledge as you learn. When I did my internship, I wanted … Continue reading How event planning is interdisciplinary
Well technically this event occurred after my internship was over, but all the planning happened before the semester ended and since I live in Arlington I was able to be present for the event. Yay! So this event took place in the Hospitality Suite of the College Park Center on campus. This suite is definitely on my list … Continue reading Intern Event- Senior Administration Holiday Reception
The pictures above are from the event that I structured my internship final project on. The Fall Faculty Tenure and Promotion Dinner was a big event for me. This was the first event where I literally had to make a lot of the big decisions with little guidance. I was often given the “This is your … Continue reading Intern Event – Fall Faculty
Linens seen in the above are Sienna Lamour. During my internship with the Special Events Department in the Office of Development, of the University of Texas at Arlington, I participated in the planning and implementation of many events. One of the events I helped to plan, was the African-American Faculty and Staff Association Reception. This … Continue reading Intern Event- AAFSA Reception
As a 21-year-old soon to be college grad, that has participated in many student organizations at The University of Texas at Arlington, I have some experience in event planning and coordinating. At least enough to know that it is something I love and a career I could see myself growing into. Event planning involves some of … Continue reading Letting my creativity flow and enhancing my knowledge.
Hello everyone, My name is Shalyse Wright-Bethea. I am 23 and married to my very wonderful Mister. At 21, I was graduating from university and was in search of a creative way to setup my portfolio. Thus Design and Scheme was born. At 22 I decided to make this more than a portfolio that held … Continue reading About Me