Author Archives: Rebecca Bell

7 Steps to a Career in Public Policy

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Published on June 7, 2020

Erica Mattison, MPA, JD, CCSP
Mission-driven leader & strategist supporting sustainable, healthy, equitable communities | Career coach & presenter

Oftentimes I meet people who say, “I want to work in public policy, but I …

By Erica Mattison
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What is Peace Corps’ Training Like?

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By Justin Tabor
May 6, 2021

The two main goals of PST are to get Volunteers trained in relevant technical and language skills. So, even if you have no experience in education or health – or have never spoken a foreign …

By Justin Tabor
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How to Job Hunt in a Post-College, Post-Pandemic World

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Amy Bergen

Apr 27, 2021 10:00 AM

The class of 2021 is entering a tricky job market in a time of transition. Many segments in the social-impact sector have been hit hard by the pandemic—and though some organizations are bouncing …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Your Street Address Doesn’t Belong on Your Resume Anymore—Here’s What Does

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When you’re listing your contact information in the header of your resume, you may assume your street address is part of that. And for a long time you would’ve been right. But in our increasingly online world—when’s the last time …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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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
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
Idealist Careers
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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
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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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How to Get Involved with Virtual Volunteering

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Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you.

Many of us are a year …

By Samantha Fredrickson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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Sisterhood at Work | Women Supporting Women

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Today is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. There’s still lots of work to be done to ensure that women (and especially women of color) achieve equality in the workplace—but …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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