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This resource guide was created by Trinity College Library & Information Technology Services in partnership with the Career & Life Design Center. For your internship, this guide can help you explore resources related to equity and belonging, skills development, and life long learning. All of the books listed are available through the library, either digitally or in person.
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Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett; Dave Evans
Publication Date: 2016-09-20
Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are.
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
Publication Date: 2018-10-09
A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human.
The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander; Benjamin Zander
Publication Date: 2002-09-24
Presenting twelve breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavors, The Art of Possibility combines Benjamin Zander's experience as conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and his talent as a teacher and communicator with psychotherapist Rosamund Stone Zander's genius for designing innovative paradigms for personal and professional fulfillment.
The Episodic Career by Farai Chideya
Publication Date: 2016-01-26
Profiling the rich, the poor, and people from every strata in between, Chideya seeks to understand the many kinds of work we do--for example, not just job fields, but whether we seek to build institutions or seek social change while earning money. In addition, Chideya provides a self-diagnostic tool to help you find your work/life "sweet spot."
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Publication Date: 2011-10-25
The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future, the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation--each of these can be understood only by knowing how the systems of fast and slow thinking shape our judgments and decisions.
She Has Her Mother's Laugh by Carl Zimmer
Publication Date: 2018-05-29
We say we inherit genes from our ancestors--using a word that once referred to kingdoms and estates--but we inherit other things that matter as much or more to our lives, from microbes to technologies we use to make life more comfortable.
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