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Professions Might Include:
- Legislative assistants
- Elected officials
- Executive director
- Foreign service officers
- City planners
- Development officers
- International development officers
- Intelligence and security consultants
- Service project coordinators
Commonly Found Skills in this Field Might Include (but are not limited to):
- Communicating ideas and presenting to a variety of audiences and officials
- Advocating for change
- Active listening
- Critical thinking
- Understanding issues impacting society and individuals around the world
- Writing reports
- Conducting research and analysis of complex problems
- Raising money
- Working with a board of directors
- Managing large-scale projects to affect change
Are your passions driven by the need to impact society? Are you interested in working with children? Families? Couples? Marginalized or oppressed groups? Do you find yourself frustrated with the legal system? If you answered yes to any of the …
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Name: Gabriel Camacho
Undergraduate education: University of Virginia
Graduate education: Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut.
What are your research interests?
My research interests are to understand the role that stereotypes and prejudice play in racial/ethnic disparities across an …
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