Professional Development

Student Engagement – Thoughts from a Faculty Career Champion

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The favorite part of my role in Corporate America was not the many meetings or endless business travel, but my time on the shop floor, working with hourly associates, supervisors and managers to explore solutions to improve performance and job …

By Jack Buffington
Jack Buffington Program Director and Assistant Professor of the Practice, Daniels College of Business/University College
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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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Explore Career Paths in International Affairs

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There are so many options and directions you can take with a career in International Affairs!  We wanted to share this career guide compiled by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), a non-profit educational organization of graduate …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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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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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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Student Employees Achieve Series: Winter 2021

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This time around, we’re tackling professionalism and authenticity, workplace conflict, student employee stress, managing your manager, and more. Join us for these conversations throughout the quarter! Read more »

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Assistant Director, Student Employment Elise Goss-Alexander
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How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

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Mikaela Kiner is an executive coach, entrepreneur, and HR consultant who recently authored the book Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace, in which she interviewed thirteen successful, mission-driven women to learn …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
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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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What to Expect: Visiting Career & Professional Development

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Is the concept of a college career office or career advisor new to you? You’re not alone! Most people haven’t had much experience with the concept of career counseling or career coaching until they get to college.  Career & Professional …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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How to Cultivate Empathy in the Workplace in Difficult Times

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When empathy is part of a workplace culture, employees are happier and more productive, leading to greater success all around. And while difficult circumstances require more empathy than usual, they also make it easy for this crucial skill to get …

By Amy Bergen - 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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