Internship Spotlight: Becket Harney, Sustainability Intern for Stonyfield

Becket Harney is a second year AFE student and worked as a Sustainability intern for Stonyfield, a leading dairy company in New Hampshire. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability and Minor in Inequality Studies from Cornell …

By Ingrid Zhou
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5 Tips for Navigating the H-1B Visa Process

Each year, thousands of international students apply for H-1B visas—temporary non-immigrant visas that allow individuals to work in the U.S. Since only a limited number of H-1Bs are given out each year, the H-1B visa process can be stressful, not …

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7 Types of Resumes: Which Is Right for You?

You know that a resume is a summary of your professional journey. It explains what you’ve accomplished, where you’ve worked, and what you’ve learned. But have you ever thought about the different types of resumes and which one you should …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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Nutrition Security: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Nutrition Security?

Nutrition Security means people have equal access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food that enables them to live a healthy life. Nutrition security is a concept built on food security, which emphasizes that people have access …

By Ingrid Zhou
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Internship Spotlight: Julia Hesse-Fong, Science Communication Intern at Airfield Estate

Julia Hesse-Fong is a second year AFE student. She worked as a science communication intern at Airfield Estate at Dublin, Ireland in the Summer of 2022. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Urban Studies from University of Chicago.

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Food as Medicine: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Food as Medicine?

One of the major causes of poor health in the U.S. is food. More than 50% of the United States population suffers from at least one chronic disease related to poor diet. Such a condition …

By Ingrid Zhou
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Internship Spotlight: Hannah Elliot-Higgins, NEXTern for FoodMinds

Hannah Elliot-Higgins is a second year NICBC student. Hannah worked as the NEXTern (intern) for FoodMinds, a food and nutrition communications and consulting company. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from William & Mary College.

For more about FoodMinds, …

By Ingrid Zhou
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

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How to Write a Job Interview Thank You Email (With Template)

After you’ve finished your job interview, you might think you can finally relax. However, your work isn’t over quite yet. You’ve got one more task to complete: the job interview thank you email.

Sending a job interview thank you email …

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