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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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New Pop-In Hours Start Today!

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Introducing NEW Hours! Peer Career Advisors will be available to help undergraduates with their career related questions from 11AM-5PM, starting today!! Stop by the newly renovated Career Services library to meet with a PCA today!

By Michael DeAngelis
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Advice for PhDs navigating difficult career transitions

Advice for PhDs navigating difficult career transitions

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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Survival Tips for the New Nurse: You Can Do This!

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Well you made it through nursing school. Congrats! That is a huge accomplishment. Whether your NCLEX exam is behind you or still in progress, you are on your way! Here are some tips to help you be successful

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5 Self-Reflection Exercises to Start Your Year Off Right

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We’re running all over, getting things done, working toward a noble mission. We take the action, then check it off our list. We get the project done, then move onto the next one. When it comes time to have the …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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The Right Way to Ask for an Internship in an Email (With Examples!)

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As a college student (and beyond), it can often feel like everyone around you has everything all figured out. And when you start hearing from your peers about the internships they’ve secured, that feeling only gets worse—especially if you’re still …

By Kendyl Maher-Trumble - The Muse
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Beyond Academia: What I’ve learned coordinating Penn’s PhD Career Exploration Fellowship 2020

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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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 3, What Job Seekers Get Wrong

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Interview Q&A | “What’s Your Current Salary?”

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If you’ve been on at least a few interviews (or even if you’ve just filled out a few online applications), then you are most likely familiar with this question: “What’s your current salary?”

And, oh, the agonizing over how to …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Survive Awkward Holiday Conversations About Your Career

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Now that Thanksgiving is over, you may be feeling relieved that you managed to get through it. You saw family and friends, and found common ground with that one uncle who thought it would be great to talk about the …

By Emily Lamia - 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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