Researching Organizations? Check Out the Food Law & Policy Career Guide

This guide’s goal is to present anyone interested in an internship or a job in food law and policy with a sampling of the diverse array of choices, from research and advocacy to policymaking positions within the food system. Whether …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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What Is Project Management?

When you think of project management, you probably think of someone who’s in charge. And in many respects, you’d be right. A project manager is responsible for making sure a specific project goes from conception to reality as quickly and …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

By Jenny Sloop Johnson - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Guide to Making Tough Career Decisions

What might a good career decision process look like? According to the career coaches at 80,000 hours, a common approach is to make a pros and cons list, but they assert that we can do a lot better. “Pro and …

By Sarah Stockwell, MA
Sarah Stockwell, MA Associate Director of Career Services
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Negotiating Beyond Salary | 14 Employee Benefits to Consider

It can seem that salary is to job value what location is to real estate—everything. While salary is, of course, an important factor when you’re considering a job offer, there are other perks to explore, as well.

Remember that compensation …

By April Greene - Idealist Careers
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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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How Long Does It Take to Hear Back After a Job Interview?

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Resume Keywords: What They Are and How to Use Them

There’s tons of advice about creating a resume that gets results. And one of the common topics is resume keywords. Most advice says using keywords on your resume is crucial. And it is. The right resume keywords can and do …

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Featured Employer: New Entry Farm

Welcome to our featured employer series where we will feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field!

What do they do?

New Entry Farm is an initiative of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Internship Spotlight: Ingrid Zhou, Research Assistant and Quality Intern for Maspanadas

Ingrid Zhou is a second year FANPP student. She worked as a quality intern for Maspanadas, a food start-up at Maryland; as a research assistant with Professor Larissa Calancie; and as the student ambassador for Block Career Center in the …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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How to Respond to a Job Interview Email (With Examples)

Whether the email subject line is “Interview Request,” “Availability for Interview,” or something similar, you’ve made it to the next phase of your job search: the job interview. In your excitement, you may dash off a quick email to the …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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