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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 …

By Clarice Pennock
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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 …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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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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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
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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Pathways to Healthcare (That Don’t Require Med School)

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Are you on the pre-med track but looking to learn more about other careers in healthcare? Do you want to work in healthcare but not attend med school? If yes, this is the video for you!

Each semester, the Center …

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Should I Consider Applying to Law School Rather Than Seeking Employment during the COVID-19 Era?

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Are you considering applying to law school rather than seeking employment during the COVID-19 era? Many college students are now considering graduate school as an option, rather than jumping into an uncertain job market. The decision to apply to law …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Employment Opportunity Scams are Increasing – What to Watch For

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To the graduating class of 2020: I know how scared you are because I was that scared student, too. I graduated when the economy was in a deep decline and the housing market had collapsed. I graduated when industries that …

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Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

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 by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

As COVID-19 has forced law schools to go virtual, lawyers to work virtually, and law firms to cut salaries and furlough employees, it has also affected summer internships and summer associate programs. Some programs …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Staying Professionally Connected

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This is a strange time for all of us, and it can be a confusing transition to online work in your graduate degree. As in regular times, it is important to communicate effectively with your advisor and other individuals with …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Class of 2020, We Need You!

Embrace this difficult moment, and move forward hard and engaged.

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Class of 2020 Huskies,

I do not know exactly what you’re going through. No one can; no script explains all of this right now.

What you’re experiencing is the …

By John Sponauer
John Sponauer Vice President of Marketing Communications and Philanthropic Giving
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9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

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Written by Marcelo Barros from Vault

As if the job search climate hadn’t been tough enough for international students since President Trump enacted the “Buy American and Hire American” executive order in April 2017, now international students are forced to …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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