For many of us who have UX careers, it’s likely that we find numerous aspects of our work pretty exciting. But exciting work will always wax and wane as UX projects come and go. While your salary may be constant, you may not always enjoy the projects that you are working on. The good news is that invigorating UX-oriented projects don’t always have to come from work; in fact, they don’t have to be paid efforts at all.
See full article: Lebson, Cory. “UX Adventure: Enhance your resume, improve your career potential, and feel the excitement!” UX Magazine, Article No. 983. (March 22, 2013).