Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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Making a Career Change in Your 30s, 40s, or 50s: Strategies for Success

It’s easy to mythologize our grandparents’ and parents’ careers.

Many of them worked in the same industry – or even at the same company! -throughout their lives. They earned healthy pensions, were promoted regularly, and came to view their peers …

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How to Welcome Transgender and Nonbinary Applicants Into Your Organization | Part 1

Many of us know how important it is to build a diverse workforce within the social-impact sector; a staff made up of people with different identities and backgrounds ensures that a variety of perspectives are informing our decisions, helping us …

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7 Fast-Growing ESG Career Paths to Consider

In an era marked by pressing environmental concerns, it’s more important than ever to find ways to contribute to a sustainable future. One way to do so is to choose one the many exciting, challenging, and fast-growing ESG-related career paths

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How Long Should Your Resume Be?

Your resume is the most important tool you have in your job-seeking arsenal. It gives potential employers a detailed look at your education, work history, skills, and achievements. In certain cases, your resume might also include additional information about any …

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CFA vs. CPA: What’s the Difference?

A CFA (chartered financial analyst) is a finance professional who analyzes companies’ financial data and stock prices to make meaningful predictions about future performance. CPAs (certified public accountants) are often responsible for compiling the financial data CFAs then analyze. Choosing …

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Why You Should Get to Know Your Network

We often have a shallow conception of what networking means.

We imagine exchanging names and basic information with someone at an event, meeting up with that person for coffee, and then asking them for a favor. 

“The way many people …

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Who’s Hiring? 7 Organizations Serving U.S. Veterans

Those engaged in military service dedicate their lives to serving their country, which can sometimes come at a great cost. In fact, due to their experiences, veterans are more vulnerable to experiencing homelessness, physical and mental health issues, and substance …

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A Robot That, Really, Can’t Do Much (Yet)

Wanjin Li, SEAS ’25, Vernon Hills, IL

Nanorobotics.

What a fancy buzzword that would incite many to imagine a miniscule yet extremely powerful device that can achieve so much not despite its size, but with the added strength of the …

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My Phenomenal Summer in Philadelphia

Jerry Cai, COL’24, Chapel Hill, NC

Scrolling through Instagram, I saw friends all dive into internship experiences all over the world. Some were busy cranking out financial models in New York, while others academically immersed themselves in beautiful Madrid. Compared …

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