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Creating a “Career Portfolio” & Other Superpowers to Thrive in a World in Flux

Join us for this collaborative event with the Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context that will highlight April Rinne and her insights on the future of work! Rinne, F’04, will talk about how to create a “career …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC Director of Career Services Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
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How to Make the Most of an Academic Conference

According to the author, this guide is about how to have an engaging, useful, and — dare we say it — fun conference experience. It’s aimed at helping you do two things: (1) Make the most of your time before, during, and …

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator Beth Jameson, MA
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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 Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services Lori Rodriguez, EdM
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How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

By Jen Bogle - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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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 Data Science Is Fueling the Healthcare Revolution

The healthcare sector is swimming in data. Up to 30% of the world’s stored data now comes directly from the healthcare industry thanks in large part to the widespread adoption of wearable technology, digital health coaches, and virtual pharmacies—all of …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Ways to Get Involved with Local & National Public Policy, Legislation and Advocacy

Looking for a way to influence food and nutrition policies and programs? The Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) website offers information about getting involved with both local and national nutrition policy. As a state affiliate of the Academy …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Green Jobs: How to Build a Sustainable Career

In recent years, green has proved a popular concept among consumers,with many buyers, especially the millennial set, ready and willing to pay more for sustainable, environmentally friendly products. That’s contributed to the rise of careers in corporate sustainability, with employees …

By Lauren Pezzullo - Vault
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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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7 Top Data Analytics Tools Every Data Analyst Should Master

With data becoming a major asset for many organizations, data analysts need tools that help interpret the information. Having the right data analytics tools makes it easier to come up with creative ways to derive valuable insights from a company’s …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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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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