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Guest Blog

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
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
Justin Tabor
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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

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As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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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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Advice from an Alum: So it’s the end of the semester….

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Finals are approaching.

In a perfect world, you have been organized, created a schedule, set achievable goals, studied a little every evening, attended office hours, and found time to exercise, sleep, and socialize.

Or, like I often found myself guilty …

By Samantha La Penna, Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English
Samantha La Penna, Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English Class of 2018, Legal Studies & English
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Advice from an Alum: End of College Cope

Seek your pathways

It’s been almost 4 years since I’ve graduated from UMass and I still miss it everyday. The community I found at UMass Amherst was truly special and if I could go back and do it all over I would in …

By Kevin Gambino
Kevin Gambino
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SBS Peer Advising Interns talk about some of their favorite classes

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It is almost course selection time for the Fall! We asked some of our Peer Advising Interns in the Pathways Center to talk about a few of the classes they have taken during their time at UMass that they would …

By SBS Peer Advising Interns
SBS Peer Advising Interns
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