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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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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Are you making these mistakes on camera?

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By Ingrid Gudenas, CEO
Effective Training Solutions

Camera presence is how you show up for your conversations, meetings and presentations when you’re virtual.

You want to make the people you’re talking to feel like you’re right there with them.  You …

By Ingrid Gudenas, CEO, Effective Training Solutions
Ingrid Gudenas, CEO, Effective Training Solutions CEO
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