Government, Education, Law, & Nonprofits

The Only Resume Cheat Sheet You’ll Ever Need

A lot goes into drafting a good resume. You’ll want to make sure you’re using the best format to showcase your skills and achievements, that you’ve carefully edited each section, and that the information you include is relevant to the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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Back in Person – Six Tips for Attending a Career Fair

We are so excited to be back hosting in-person career fairs. This fall’s events are the first on campus since February 2020. Because of this, most students have never attended an in-person career fair before. Even the employers are out …

By Deb Carroll
Deb Carroll Director, Employer Relations and Operations
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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Student Spotlights

Skill Building Courses

Instructional Designer

Joe Pulichino
Instructional design (ID) models are frameworks that help you create quality training. In this course, instructional design expert Dr. Joe…

Learning to Teach Online

Oliver Schinkten
Technology has changed the nature of education—and the jobs of educators. Online instruction requires different methods to help students learn.…

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Leading in Government

Adelle Dantzler
Many people feel that leading in government is a puzzle. While it certainly has its challenges, serving the public can…

Technology and Data Careers in Government

Jonathan Reichental
Today, some of the most exciting, meaningful, impactful, and in-demand IT careers are in helping to make cities work well.…

Neuroscience for More Effective Learning & Development

Stella Collins
The brain works in mysterious ways. Why is some knowledge retained, while other information just fades away? Neuroscience—the study of…

Communicating Across Cultures

Tatiana Kolovou
To succeed in a cross-cultural business setting, it’s important to understand the differences in how people communicate. Language isn’t the…

Managing Projects Across Cultures

Sam Yankelevitch
The success of your global project team is dependent on the ability of your team members to work effectively across…

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Tarun Khanna
This business and management course, taught by Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna, takes an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding and…

Leading Globally

Anil Gupta & Haiyan Wang
Global expansion can help a company grow faster, enjoy the benefits of global scale, and tap into the unique advantages…

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