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Usually in January I write a blog that is forward thinking – a new month, a new year, even a whole new decade this January!  However, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed recently I came upon a post that …

By Barbara Hewitt
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Beyond Academia: What I’ve learned coordinating Penn’s PhD Career Exploration Fellowship 2020

 Let me briefly walk you through a ubiquitous experience for PhD graduate students. It’s the holiday season, you’re home from break visiting your extended family, and as you’re scarfing down your 6th peanut butter cookie, you strike up a seemingly …

By Katherine Webb
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Art Meets Social Impact | An Interview with Ilene Squires

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Are you an artist who would like to make use of your talents in the social-impact space? From volunteer work to paid positions, there are plenty of opportunities available. I interviewed Ilene Squires, a freelance photographer who teaches part time …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Approaching Your PhD Internship With Intention

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
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4 Organizations that Support Students and Classrooms in Need

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October is here, which means kids are getting back into the swing of the school year. For many students, a new school year means stocking up on necessary supplies like pencils, boxes of crayons, and brand new gym shoes.

This …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Your Advisor, Your Ally

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Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

The PMF Class of 2020 application is open as of Thursday, October 3rd  and the application deadline is Thursday, October 17th at 12pm EST.

More information about the Class of 2020 Application can be found

By Marianne Lipa
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Global English Camp

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This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

By Career Services
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How to Advance in Your Social-Impact Career—Without Changing Jobs

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The potential to learn and grow at work is one of the primary drivers of job satisfaction. Sure, getting a raise doesn’t hurt either, but what do you if you don’t see a way forward in your career? You might …

By Idealist Guest - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Academic Job Search for PhDs and Postdocs

As fall approaches and the weather and leaves begin to change, you know that the academic job search season is upon us.  In the next few weeks and months, academic institutions across the country will begin to post open faculty …

By Dianne Hull
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