Spartan Showcase: Gaining Experience within a Grassroots Organization

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Michigan State University third-year student, Reese McCaskill Jr., dreams of a career in public service. Majoring in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy and Social Relations and Policy at James Madison College (JMC), McCaskill Jr. hopes his coursework in policy will …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: A Career in Higher Education

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Though Michigan State University alumna Kelly Holdcraft had a passion for communications, she was persuaded by a family member to major in political science. Graduating from the College of Social Science in December 1992, Holdcraft would embark on a career …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: A Career Journey from Animal Science to International Affairs

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Michigan State University alumna Gretchen Neisler’s passion for animals led her to the university’s Animal Science program. To enrich her academic experience, Neisler joined the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and participated in various Animal Science student organizations. Graduating in 1993 …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Navigating Your First Year After College

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The decisions you make, big and small, in your first year after college will help set you up for future success. If you are still feeling uncertain, know that you’re not alone. Here are three pieces of advice to help …

By Kristi Coleman
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Spartan Showcase: Michigan Legislative Internship

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Before Noah Peterson began his first year at Michigan State University, the International Relations major knew he wanted to secure an internship in the Michigan legislature. To achieve this competitive goal, now in his second year at MSU, Peterson sent his …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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How to Be a Social-Impact Storyteller

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As social-impact professionals, the ability to tell a good story can be the difference between engaging our community with the work we do and learning too late that no one truly understands our organization’s mission.

And now more than ever, …

By Jeannette Eaton - Idealist Careers
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5 Reasons Why Teaching English Abroad Is the Best Job After Graduation

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Here are 5 reasons why teaching English Abroad can be a great first job after graduation.

This article was originally posted on the Intern Queen Blog, written by Jessie Smith. Click here to read the full article.

By Pepa Casselman
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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.

These days, plenty of nonprofit organizations …

By Samantha Fredrickson - Idealist Careers
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I Started A School For Autism Education In Africa—And I Got My Start At NECC

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Whitney Hammel has changed more than a few lives—and in more than a few ways.

Growing up in a small town in Oregon—“like, a 500-people-small town”—Whitney’s dreams were fairly humble for someone who has and continues to accomplish so much. …

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