Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Humans of SBS

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I like to plan and make lists. Daily lists, monthly lists, everything was planned to a T, and I had a fabulous five year plan after senior high school; Graduate, move to South Africa for university and study law, …

By Odessa Burkett
Odessa Burkett Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development Odessa Burkett
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Building Your Career Skills: A Virtual one-week SBS Summer Series

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This summer, the SBS Career Team is hosting an interactive and engaging rising sophomore & junior career skills preparation series via Zoom. For one week, June 7th-June 11th, students will virtually participate in a variety of workshops such as: self-exploration …

By Rachel Noto
Rachel Noto Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement Rachel Noto
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17 Websites You Should Know If You’re Searching For A Job In The Social Enterprise or Nonprofit Sector

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Looking for a job can be an overwhelming process, especially when looking for something that matches your passion for meaning, ethics and sustainability across diverse industries. Below is a list of resources that help take the guesswork out of the …

By The Good Trade
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The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

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Job postings by social-impact employers often come with a big list of must-have skills. After all, these employers are looking for people who can solve some pretty tough challenges.

But other than soft skills, what kind of experience and technical …

By Lisa Yee-Litzenberg - 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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10 Jobs That Are Fantastic for Political Science Majors (You Don’t Have to Work in Politics!)

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It might seem like a political science undergraduate degree would prepare you primarily for a career in politics. However, there are four million professionals with poli sci degrees—and their jobs range from attorneys to social workers to financial analysts. If …

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Virtual State Department Info Session with Alumni Tenzin Thargay (Poli Sci ’18)

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Tenzin Thargay (’18 Poli Sci) will be presenting a virtual info session with students taking place Wednesday at 2:00PM ET about State Department Fellowships. The Director for Diplomatic Fellowships at Howard University will present on the State Department’s Pickering …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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7 Pieces of Bad Career Advice Women Should Ignore by Cindy Gallop and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

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With so much advice being thrown at young women, it’s hard to know what to follow and what to ignore. Organizational psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and CEO of IfWeRanTheWord Cindy Gallop provide a list of popular suggestions that they believe are …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Admission Diversity Fellows Job Opening

Admission Diversity Fellows Job Opening

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Mission: The Admission Diversity Fellows are a team of 10 undergraduate students who work for the Undergraduate Office of Admissions, and assist the office with the goal to increase the number of underrepresented students on …

By Adrian Grace
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

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So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Community Scholars Civic Engagement & Leadership Program accepting applications from First Years and Sophomores for Fall 2021

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First year and sophomore students from any major can apply to the Community Scholars Program for Fall 2021. UMass Civic Engagement and Service-Learning offer the two-year academic civic engagement and leadership program to students interested in working on issues of social change.

Learn more.

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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