International Relations, Global Development, Human Rights

International Relations focuses on the relationships among governments, people, countries, and organizations. Opportunities can be found in foreign service, policy, consulting, economic development, diplomacy, trade, security, and various other areas. International or global development is a multi-disciplinary field that focuses on building capacity and implementing long-term solutions to the problems faced by individuals, communities, or governments. To learn more about global  priorities shared by UN member countries and get ideas for where you might contribute, refer to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Another broad and multidisciplinary field, human rights, is often defined as rights and freedoms inherent to all human beings, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been established as a roadmap to guarantee these rights.

The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

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Nonprofit Speak 101 | Learn the Lingo

If you’ve worked in social impact for a while, you’re probably familiar with the terminology used by nonprofit professionals to describe the ins and outs of operating in a mission-driven environment. But if you’re new to the sector, or making …

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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 …

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Below is a sample of the organizations that have structured leadership development programs. These entry-level programs often allow employees to …

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