Internships & Experiential Learning

How to secure a strong recommendation letter

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Strong references are typically the second most important part of an application, right after your application essay, statement or cover letter. But, who should you ask? How should you ask? The key to securing strong recommendation letters really is about …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Insider’s Guide to the UN Updated – Release date March 30

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NPR journalist Linda Fasulo’s guide to the United Nations has been revised and updated – due to be released March 30, 2021. This guide has established a reputation as one of the most authoritative and insightful books on its subject.

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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GoinGlobal and USA Careers

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GoinGlobal and USA Careers are websites that allow you to search for jobs and internships globally by country or city.  In addition to vacancy listings, you can search country guides for job search information, for professional groups, and resources for obtaining a …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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Writing Your Federal Resume

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From: https://gogovernment.org/writing-your-federal-resume/

When applying for a federal job, forget what you learned about resume writing. For private sector jobs, you typically summarize your work history in a one-page document, A federal resume, even for an entry-level job needs to be …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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Explore global projects in Dev, HR, and HA through Interaction’s NGO Aid Map

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If you are interested in International Development and Human Rights, you should definitely check out the NGO Aid Map. This website compiles more than 600+ projects being conducted by major international NGOs around the world. You can search by sectors of work, organizations, and countries. So, how can you use this as a graduate student besides just broadening your knowledge of the field? Read more »

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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12 Tips for Speeding Up the Security Clearance Process

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There is good news for those following the saga of personnel security and background investigations processing—the backlog of pending security clearance background investigations has been drastically reduced over the past year or so, …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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What’s Included in a Secret Clearance Investigation?

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There are three basic levels of security clearance – Top Secret, Secret, and Confidential. The vast majority of security clearances are issued at the Secret level. Each of these clearances ties to an investigative …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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2021 Summer Internship Award Program

The Summer Internship Award Program through Career & Professional Development is now live and ready for applicants! The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships may …

By Sarabeth Morofsky
Sarabeth Morofsky Associate Director, Career & Professional Development Sarabeth Morofsky
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101 Interview Questions Top Internship Programs Ask

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Today, more than 40 percent of all entry-level full-time hires in the U.S. are sourced through internship programs. Which means that, for those looking to work for the most desired and admired employers in the country, internships are no longer …

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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Promoting Yourself to Employers – New Feature in PCO

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Career & Professional Development encourages you to connect with employers directly to increase your chances at getting a job or internship. Consider promoting yourself to employers directly through the PCO career platform.  On March 12th, approved Employers will be invited …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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