Social and Cultural Studies

Spartan Showcase: Global Projects Internship

A passion for law drew Michigan State University undergraduate Annie Hamaty to the James Madison College. Studying both Social Relations and Policy and Comparative Cultures and Politics, Hamaty has learned how different policies impact domestic and international communities, which was …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Spartan Showcase: Dedication to Advocacy Work and Volunteering

As a transfer student from Pennsylvania State University, Amy Flaherty came to Michigan State University’s campus with aspirations to become a lawyer. Eventually, her coursework in the College of Social Science sparked a passion for sociology and steered her in …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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Does Voluntourism Do More Harm Than Good?

While volunteers generally have good intentions, intent doesn’t necessarily equal impact. The controversial practice of “voluntourism” has generated a lot of buzz in the social-impact space over the years. You may have heard this term if you’re considering a volunteer …

By Amy Bergen - 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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How Can I Transition into the Corporate Social Responsibility Field?

Lea from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health asks:

“How do I get into the field of corporate social responsibility? I come from a socio-medical public health background. What kind of skills and training are considered assets? If I’m …

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How to Kickstart Your Career in Nonprofit HR

When people think of human resources or “HR” they might picture a mysterious hiring and firing department, or the downtrodden HR rep Toby from the NBC comedy “The Office.” But don’t be fooled—HR work can make for a great, challenging …

By Amy Bergen - 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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