Michelle Higgins is Director of Career Services at The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, she was an educator at the school and a columnist for The New York Times Real Estate section. She has served as a columnist and staff reporter at The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, covering travel, technology, real estate, personal finance, consumer trends and cars. In more than a decade at The Times, her writing has appeared on page one as well as in the Travel, Real Estate, Business, Style and Metro sections. Now, she draws on her career in journalism to foster relationships between students and employers, and to help aspiring media professionals develop their careers for fulfillment and impact.