An Update on Career Services for Fall 2020

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It has been a challenging few months for all of us given the COVID 19 pandemic and the social distancing measures we have taken. We hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy as we move into the …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Learn a new skill before the Fall

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As summer internships and plans start to wind down, you could still have the perfect couple of weeks to learn a new skill before what will surely be a busy Fall semester. LinkedIn Learning is a great, free resource available …

By Natty Leach
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Pre-Law Advising Appointment Options This Fall

Pre-Law Advising Appointment Options This Fall

Dear Pre-law Students and Alumni,

Warm greetings from your pre-law advising team.

We want to remind you that we are available for 30min. advising appointments by phone or video, which you can schedule through Handshake. We will resume telephone “drop-in …

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Overworked and Overwhelmed? Here’s What to Do

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We spend more hours working than doing almost anything else. But the more time we spend in the (home) office, the less time we have to recharge our batteries. This means we are more likely to feel overwhelmed and even …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read this Guide First

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Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

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Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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5 Books to Help You Think (and Talk) About Race

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For many people, the most recent protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement have sparked a desire to better understand racism—and ways to fight it—in the U.S. You may wish to deepen your understanding by reading books on the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Resume Memes to Brighten Your Day

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Can you believe that it’s already the end of July? I know, I can’t either. As it gets closer to the start of the Fall 2020 semester, and the idea of what the semester will actually look like has you …

By Kevin Haines
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The Joy of Discovery

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Maame-Serwah Afriyie is an Elementary School Science Teacher at Success Academy Hudson Yards. She graduated in 2018 from Penn with a degree in Biology.

Although it is not a common label for a science teacher, I think of myself as …

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Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters

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Our lives are pretty of full these days. We move quickly, juggling competing demands from work and home, all the while wondering if we are managing well enough to do a good job.

But with all of our lists and …

By Jeannette Eaton - Idealist Careers
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Unsure how to spend your time and energy? Here are 8 Suggestions!

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We hope you are having an enjoyable, healthy, and safe summer! We’re all living through a historically transparent moment in US history, in which the forces of systemic racism (particularly anti-Blackness), xenophobia, and inequity in healthcare are widely visible for …

By Robin Chakrabarti
Robin Chakrabarti Administrative Coordinator, Operations Robin Chakrabarti
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