Knowing the Impact: COVID-19 & Medical School Admissions

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For those with interests in pursuing careers in the medical or healthcare field and who are looking to attend medical school, we know you have been working up to this moment for your entire college career. It is more important …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Mia George

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Mia George is a Junior at the University of Connecticut studying Allied Health Sciences, with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. Mia was recently an Office Coordinator intern at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Here is a glimpse of how …

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In the “Wrong Job”? You Can Still Be on the Right Career Path

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Are you currently working in your dream job? If the answer is “yes,” then we’re thrilled for you! But if you’re like most of us, then chances are, you haven’t yet landed that “perfect” position. You may even feel stuck …

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Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

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Public speaking presents itself as a necessity in so many different contexts – the classroom, at work, and even informal settings. Glossophobia, the fear of public speaking, is far more common than you’d think; in fact, only 10% of the population …

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Tips for choosing a graduate program for international students

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If you are considering moving to the United States to pursue a graduate program, or if you are already in the US and want to enroll in a graduate degree you likely have many different options to choose from. What …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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Emergency Response | Communicating for the Greater Good During a Crisis

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Even if your organization’s mission is not directly related to healthcare, nearly all of us have a role to play in helping the communities we serve get through something major, like what we’re all currently going through as a result …

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Writing a Compelling U.S. – Style Résumé 

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As an international student, it is essential to understand the expectations hiring managers have for U.S. résumés as each country has its individual recommendations. Developing an effective document that not only highlights your education and experiences but also meets the guidelines of what American employers expect, is instrumental …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Leigh Federici

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Leigh Federici is a December 2019 graduate at the University of Connecticut, with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources and a concentration in Water & Climate Resources. Leigh was recently an intern at the Bureau of Land Management. Here …

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Ending Strong at Your Practicum

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Congratulations, you have finished your practicum! Hopefully, you were able to learn many new things about your field, continued to improve skills, and made professional connections. Though you have finished this experience, there are many things that you can do …

By Kalle Nelson
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What an Organization’s COVID-19 Response Reveals About its Culture

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As the days go by, the myriad of negative consequences of the current pandemic are surfacing, one after the other. One that is on many people’s minds, especially in our community, is the impact that COVID-19 will have on the …

By Emily Lamia - Idealist Careers
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