What to Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About George Floyd, Protests, and Racism in America

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As an adjunct professor, Ruchika Tulshyan felt compelled to reach out to her students after the murder of George Floyd. As she drafted an email to send to her students, she was also thinking about how she hadn’t yet heard …

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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

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If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

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How To Include Your Sports Experience On Your Resume

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We’ve all heard the old saying “First Impressions Are Lasting Impressions,” so it’s very much worth your time to spend the effort and energy to make it stand out when applying for jobs.

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By Kristi Coleman
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4 Essential Reads On Leadership For Life After Sports

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Many athletes talk about the great coaches they had, but Coach N wasn’t just a volleyball coach, she was a leader. People, like my 14-year-old self, hung on every word she said.

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True/False OPT: What you need to know about applying for Optional Practical Training

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The application process for OPT is not difficult, but it takes time. Right now OPT cases are taking close to 5.5 months to be processed by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Because of this, it’s very important …

By Allison Fox
Allison Fox Career Consultant, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and International Studies and Programs Allison Fox
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Addressing Implicit Bias in the Social-Impact Sector

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The potential to work on programs that promote equity and social justice is what draws many of us to the social-impact field. But biases based on race, gender, and other factors are still a real problem in the nonprofit sector—and are …

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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. We even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, it …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

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Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

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Military Transitions: A Soldier’s Path to AI

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Growing up, I wanted to be a politician. Solving problems and enacting solutions that could have a real societal benefit was very appealing to me.

Everything seemed to be on track: I studied political science in college and scored a …

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What It’s Like Living and Working With a Chronic Illness

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It’s 6 AM and your alarm is going off. You hit the snooze button, hoping for a few more minutes of sleep before you drag yourself out of bed. This is a morning routine most people are familiar with. But …

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