How to Become a Change Agent

How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

By Jen Bogle - Idealist Careers
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CS Radio – Episode 130: “Work Styles Quiz”

CS Radio Episode 130:

Are you supportive and expressive or logical and data driven? A leader or a follower? A sticky noter or a planner? Michael and Mylene take a quiz to investigate their working styles.

Show Notes:

What’s Your Working Style? (via Idealist)

By Michael DeAngelis
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Happy Spring from Career Services!

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Spring is finally upon us! This winter has felt especially long and dreary as we trudge through feet of snow and another semester of virtual learning. The sun and flower buds are a welcome site from my home office these …

By Jingy Yen
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How to Interview with Your Whole Self

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It’s natural that interviewing can sometimes feel unnatural, as it can often be difficult to know “who you’re supposed to be” during an interview. You might think that you need to interview in a certain way and try to be …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

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Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival on How to Achieve Gender Parity in Tech

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While there are plenty of programs designed to encourage more women to join the tech industry, companies aren’t investing in retaining the women who are already in the workforce, says Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code. Hence why the …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Clinical Volunteering in the Time of COVID

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Clinical Volunteering in the Time of COVID

Volunteering your time to serve patients demonstrates traits essential to the practice of clinical medicine – including empathy, communication skills, a service ethic, and exposure to the profession. Of course, it has been difficult …

By Mia Carpiniello
Mia Carpiniello Associate Director, Graduate School Advising Mia Carpiniello
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The Best of CS Radio Season Six

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There’s no new episode of CS Radio this week, as J. Michael and A. Mylène give themselves a quick “spring break”. They’ll be back next week with an all new show, but in the meantime, we thought we’d highlight some …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Taking the Imposter out of Imposter Syndrome

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What is imposter syndrome? If you’ve never heard this term or experienced it, consider yourself lucky, but you may have experienced it without even realizing it. Imposter syndrome, perhaps at universities such as Penn, are not entirely uncommon. Anecdotally, it’s …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Associate Director, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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Maximizing Your Shadowing Experience

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During the search for your first job or a new position, you may find yourself with an opportunity to shadow someone working in a similar position. Always, and I mean always, say, “yes!” In fact, if you’re interviewing and are …

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