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Sustainable Nutrition: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is sustainable nutrition?

Sustainability is defined as a future-minded way of production. While setting an environmental sustaining capacity is a baseline, nutrition sustainability aims to search for the food system driving nodes and find more efficient solutions in the …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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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
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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How to Answer, ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

The “tell me about yourself” interview question is more of a statement than a question. But, when you hear it, you know what comes next: it’s time to tell the interviewer all about you.

In some respects, this interview question …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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What Is a “Good” Weakness for a Job Interview?

A common (yet often dreaded) interview question is, “What is your weakness?” because who wants to talk about what they aren’t good at? However, employers often ask this question to better understand who you are as a candidate, how you’ll …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Cold Emails and Hot Coffee: The ACE (Active Career Exploration) Plan

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