3 Ways To Network Internationally

Have you ever networked with people outside of the U.S.? Whether you’re an international student looking to work in your home country or a domestic student looking for an adventure abroad, it’s always helpful to make connections in your industry …

By Jillian Cener
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Guest Author - Symba
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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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Why Celebrate Juneteenth?

Illustration by Marian Blair

Alongside a growing number of employers across the country, the Idealist office is closed on Friday June 18 in celebration of Juneteenth (which falls on a Saturday this year), in commemoration of the official ending of slavery …

By Elyse Franko-Filipasic - Idealist Careers
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The Push For Trans-Inclusive Name Change Policies in Academic Publications

I recently came across this article from February 2021 in Science Mag that discusses the push for trans-inclusive policies on name changes in academic publications. This article describes the fight led by a group of trans scientists and the publications …

By Kate Lawrence
Kate Lawrence Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Students, Post-Docs, and Nursing/Education/Social Work Kate Lawrence
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Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

By: David Ross, Senior Associate Director

Now that June is here, you may have started your summer experience (or will be starting soon). For those of you working this summer, here are some things to consider to make the most …

By David Ross
David Ross Senior Associate Director, Wharton Undergrad David Ross
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A Note to Incoming Students About Handshake

We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

Incoming students served by our office …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Make sure your future employer is committed to workplace equality

In recognition of Pride Month, here are some resources to help ensure that your future employer is committed to workplace equality:

Human Rights Campaign – Corporate Equality Index 2021

The Human Rights Campaign puts together an index of top companies …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Handshake Manager and Associate Director, The College / Co-Host, CS Radio Natty Leach
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How to Be an Active Ally to Black Women at Work

“Ally” is a popular word in the workplace these days as people seek to put action behind the pledges of racial justice and equality that many organizations have made. Often, people use the term allyship to refer to a general …

By Ella F. Washington - The Muse
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3 Career Lessons from Oscar-Winner Chloé Zhao

On Sunday, Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and only second woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director. Zhao is the filmmaker behind Nomadland, a quiet and compassionate study of American itinerant workers who rely on …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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4 New Books to Challenge You This Spring

The last year has been characterized by upheaval. Not only have our ways of living and working changed significantly in pandemic conditions, but we’ve also witnessed more widespread (and very necessary) questioning of social norms and political institutions through the …

By Amy Bergen - 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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