Have You Heard of Micro-Internships? Learn More & Find One Now!

Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that help you build skills, explore career options, and prove yourself to prospective employers. Unlike a traditional internship, these paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and many can be completed …

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How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting impression with employers at virtual job fairs can be just as challenging. However, if you follow the eight tips below, you’ll have no difficulty making meaningful …

By Victorio Duran III - Vault
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4 Tips for Managing Social Anxiety Disorder at Work

Work can be stressful no matter if you suffer from a mental health disorder or not. But if you’re someone who does deal with a mental health issue—such as social anxiety disorder—working can be extremely difficult, to say the least.

By Chris Harley - Vault
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Tips for Quality Recommendation Letters

5 Tips for a Quality Letter of Recommendation: Blog Post Written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of Associate of Professional Schools of International Affairs (@apsiainfo)

Letters of Recommendation provide valuable insights into a candidate. Recommenders offer first-hand testimony that

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Good News for International Studies Master’s Candidates

Advanced degrees in international studies, and specifically international security studies, are becoming more desirable in the professional field. In September of 2020, National Student Clearinghouse presented a study that showed master’s programs had risen by 6% in 2019 across all …

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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
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Fellowship Timelines

Korbel graduate students often are interested in the fellowships and nationally competitive merit award during their time at Korbel or following graduation to begin their careers. The Office of Career and Professional Development at the Korbel School is here to …

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Assessing Organizational Culture

One of the most important things to consider when beginning your job search as you prepare to graduate from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is what kind of culture you want your future employer to have. Organizational culture …

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Career & Professional Development Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan

The diversity, equity & inclusion strategic plan for Career & Professional Development ensures our services meet the unique needs of all stakeholder groups. In alignment with the unifying philosophy recently outlined by the Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, we …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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What Can You Do With a Math Major? 10 Great Jobs to Explore

It’s not rocket science for me to guess that if you’re a math major—or potential math major—you likely love numbers and problem-solving. But what can you do with that passion once you get your degree? As someone who advises college …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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