How to Develop Skills & Gain Experience When You’re in a Holding Pattern

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During this difficult time, it can feel as if we are in a holding pattern given the uncertainty surrounding us. With so many questions lingering, you may wonder what you can do regarding your job or internship search. Here are …

By Tiffany Franklin
Tiffany Franklin Associate Director, Engineering Tiffany Franklin
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The Changing Face of Healthcare Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The events of the last few weeks are unprecedented in our lifetime and have brought into sharp focus the pricelessness of healthcare access. Even as the pandemic highlights gaps in our health care system, individuals, organizations, and governments have stepped …

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Handshake’s New Hub for Getting Hired Remotely

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Our partners at Handshake have launched a new central hub for resources and articles about conducting the job search remotely. They will also be hosting “ask me anything” style Q&As with their career experts starting today through April 17th. You’ll …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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How to Stay Productive in the Virtual Workplace

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If you’ve never worked from home before, switching to telecommuting can certainly be an abrupt transition. This is particularly true for the thousands of social-impact professionals who have recently made the switch. On top of all the fear and panic …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Great Advice Is Closer Than You Know

Great Advice Is Closer Than You Know

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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How You Can Support Healthcare Workers During the Covid-19 Outbreak

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This is an unprecedented time in our country. Covid-19 seems to have come out of nowhere and is spreading rapidly. While many are quarantined to their homes and working remotely, healthcare staff and supportive services have no …

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Applying to Medical School during the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Preparation for the 2021 medical school application cycle is ramping up and Penn students and alumni are busy finishing courses, taking the MCAT, writing their personal statements, and deciding on school lists. It is a stressful and busy time under …

By Caroline Wilky
Caroline Wilky Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Caroline Wilky
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5 Effective Habits for Working from Home

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For those of us lucky enough to have work that can be done remotely, the fantasy of working from home doesn’t always shake out when we find ourselves in in our new “office” (read: pajama-ed at the kitchen table which …

By Caroline Rodriguez - Idealist Careers
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Social Distancing? Here’s How to Stay Connected to Your Team

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As you have likely come to realize over the past days and weeks, remote work has its share of challenges, and isolation can be one of the toughest.

Professionals in the social-impact sphere are passionate about the work they do, …

By Alexis Perrotta - 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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At-Home Networking Strategies

At-Home Networking Strategies

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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