Next Steps Resources

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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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 Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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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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Featured Webinar Series: Finding Your Future in Food Systems

NAFSN’S Finding Your Future in Food Systems webinar series will provide participants with connections and insights to help them identify next steps for their careers. The series features speakers from job-creating organizations and businesses, some working locally in their communities, …

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator Beth Jameson, MA
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Perks and Benefits 101: Explanations and Questions to Ask Before You Take the Job

Once you’ve found a job and company that you’re really excited about, salary might top your list of priorities. But while salary is important, it’s only part of the overall offer. To get the full scope of what you’ll really …

By Erica Sweeney - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 …

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 …

Virtual Midwest Career Trip
Join us for a networking opportunity that connects Friedman School students to alumni working in the Midwestern U.S.! When: Friday, …
Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in “flash-mentoring” with current Friedman School students, i.e., short …

Resources for Faculty/Academic Advisors: Integrating Academic & Career Development

This PDF includes recommendations, resources, and a checklist to support faculty/academic advisors in integrating career conversations and tools into academic …

Transferable Skills Checklist

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

Faculty: Consider …