Author Archives: Odessa Burkett

Where to Find Journalism Opportunities

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Wondering where to find opportunities in the Journalism field?

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

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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

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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, …

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

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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

Humans of SBS

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 …

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Humans of SBS: AFP Diversity Fellows

Humans of SBS

 

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

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

Check out the Guide to Green Careers

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The Future of the Entertainment Industry Beyond 2020

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The entertainment industry is changing to conform with new realities, and those changes bring new challenges and opportunities.

What is the Future of the Entertainment Industry?

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The Basics of a Successful Journalism Applicant

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Broadly speaking, here are the basics of what you’ll need for a successful application.

Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Over the years journalism students have had success using the functional resume format, which highlights your skills, and a professional LinkedIn profile. …

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