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 …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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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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When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
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Internship Spotlight: Kenzie Ballard, Education Fellow at Project GROWS

Here’s what AFE student Kenzie Ballard had to say about her summer internship at Project GROWS:

“This summer, I was given the amazing opportunity to serve as Education Fellow at Project GROWS. Originally from Louisville, KY and studying in Boston, …

By Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services
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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 Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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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 …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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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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Here Is Why You Are Getting Rejected From Jobs You Are Qualified For — And How to Fix It

“I applied for a job last Friday that had only just been posted that day,” a Fairygodboss community member wrote on the feed. “My qualifications are a pretty perfect match.

Today, I got a rejection email. I was extra careful …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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