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5 Common Global Development CV Mistakes

Entire books can be — and have been — written about what not to do when applying to a job.

Much of the advice is expected and applies to a wide range of industries — global development included. Always customize your CV. Keep …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Information as Primary Care: Addressing Global Health and Humanitarian Aid’s Big Data Problem

The humanitarian sector, particularly the field of global health, is rich with data. The appetite for global health and humanitarian data has grown exponentially with the introduction of digital tools. NGOs regularly report big data numbers about the millions of …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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29 Organizations Promoting Food Literacy in Schools

Food literacy, the understanding that food choices affect human and planetary health, can be an important tool for building resilient individuals and communities. A combination of nutrition knowledge, culinary skill, food systems awareness, and behavioral change, food literacy is a …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Evolving Global Development Career Paths

Devex’s executive vice president Kate Warren chats with R4D’s chief of human capital and operations John Farden about how the pandemic has shifted the way they work and deliver programs, trends he has been seeing in evolving career paths for …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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How to Turn Your Internship into a Full-Time Job

Internships are an excellent option for any college student or new graduate. They’re especially useful for those looking to break into a particularly competitive field or industry. Many of the top global firms offer internships to enthusiastic and ambitious individuals.

By Sam O'Brien - Vault
Vault
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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Fall 2021 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Fall 2021. All Friedman students and …

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Cold Emails and Hot Coffee: The ACE (Active Career Exploration) Plan

In this PDF, Albert Chen, PhD, and other PhDs and post-docs from the University of Michigan discuss ways to engage …

Faculty Toolkit

The sections below describe the many ways that the Block Career Center partners with faculty by providing programmatic support, access …

Transferable Skills Checklist

Use this checklist to reflect on the skills you’ll bring to an internship, research experience, or job.

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