Author Archives: Odessa Burkett

Virtual Student Federal Services Internships – Apply Now!

The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) is a nine-month remote internship (10 hours/week) for U.S. citizen students, college-level and above, who would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns …

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10 Sustainability Careers That Make a Difference

Sustainability is a popular and growing field that attempts to integrate social science, environmental science and civil engineering to make the earth more sustainable. Now, more than ever, the need is great for highly-educated professionals to study and implement more …

By Odessa Burkett
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Why Writing Skills are Important for Every Job

Strong written communication skills are one of the top attributes employers look for, regardless of the job they’re hiring to fill. Learn what they are looking for and how to improve yours here. 

 

 

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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Kaego

Wide smiles, flower barrettes, and matching t-shirts. My last memory was captured in a quick snapshot of my friends and me at our daycare and after-school program. For the majority of my life, I have gone to predominantly white …

By Odessa Burkett
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Where to Find Journalism Opportunities

Wondering where to find opportunities in the Journalism field?

Check out more than 25 places to find journalism jobs and internships!

By Odessa Burkett
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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Kwarkor

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
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Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade

From urban farming to sustainable design, young people could be set to enter a new world of work.

Look into the future here.

 

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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Rania

I went to South Africa with SBS in the Summer of 2019. I was really nervous to be going across the world and I wasn’t sure what the summer would hold. Today, I can say that the experiences that …

By Odessa Burkett
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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

 

Greta

Being an immigrant and growing up in an immigrant community impacted my academic and career decisions. As I became aware of how politics and law affected my community, I began advocating for our rights by raising awareness, doing …

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2021 Guide to Green Careers – All You Need to Know

By 2030, the green economy is expected to offer up to 24 million new green jobs.

Check out the Guide to Green Careers

By Odessa Burkett
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