Professional Development

How to Build Your Personal Brand and Why It’s So Important

The goal of personal branding is to develop an image that conveys a message—ideally one that will boost your career. What follows is a discussion about what personal branding is, why it’s so important, and the methods to use to …

By Ron Stefanski - Vault
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5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance in Advance

Re-sharing an article written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 

Many highly rewarding careers require a security clearance. While the process can be daunting, advance preparation will ensure that you are …

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Don’t forget about the LinkedIn Group for Korbel!

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a deep network of alumni working across the world for a wide array of organizations. From federal and foreign governments, to local NGOs, the Korbel alumni community is one that current students …

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Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability – William D. Goren

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability: Your Rights When Looking for a Job and Getting Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA was originally published on MoneyGeek by William D. Goren. Please click here to read the article in …

By Courtney Giles
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How to Protect Your Mental Wellness at Work

Today, more and more workplaces are providing accessible work conditions and leave policies that account for different mental conditions and work styles. Technology allows for more flexible schedules, and a better understanding of how different people require different environments to …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Vault
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Korbel MA Students: Resources to Strengthen Data Analysis Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Having strong data analysis skills is an important skill set for many careers in international relations. The ability to present complicated statistics in a …

By Jamie Polliard
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate. 

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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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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Korbel MA Students: Strengthening Grant Writing Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

A good grant writer must be an excellent researcher who not only finds the funding organization whose grants match with their non-profit, organization, or …

By Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Concise Writing Takes Practice

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Concision is key. Whether you are writing an email, drafting a script, or preparing a briefing, being able to communicate clearly and concisely is …

By Jamie Polliard
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2190 E. Asbury Avenue
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