The Right Way to Ask for an Internship in an Email (With Examples!)

As a college student (and beyond), it can often feel like everyone around you has everything all figured out. And when you start hearing from your peers about the internships they’ve secured, that feeling only gets worse—especially if you’re still …

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Who’s Hiring? 7 Orgs that Help Animals

In these polarizing times, there’s one thing most people can agree on: animals are amazing. Whether you’re a dog lover, a cat cuddler, or enjoy being around farm animals, here are seven orgs looking to hire some animal lovers.

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By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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The Best Jobs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, there are different career paths you can take to turn your dream into a reality. Which path you choose will depend on your experience, skills, finances, and flexibility, as well as your goals for the …

By Jennifer Weinstein
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Software Engineering Jobs Outlook 2020

It’s no secret that software engineering is a booming field. As demand grows for mobile, healthcare and security software, and IoT devices proliferate in homes and offices, software developers are needed more than ever. As the laws of supply and …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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A Little Job Search Advice for the New Grad Nurse

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You’ve aced all your classes, walked across the stage, and passed the NCLEX. What a relief! Now you can relax. For about a minute. Because now comes the real work – getting out there and finding a job. Many nurses …

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The Idealist Careers Guide to Mastering the Job Interview | How to Present Yourself in Person

Once you’ve gotten an invitation to interview, you can be fairly certain that you have already impressed the potential employer—at least on paper. Here’s what to do to ensure that you make a good impression during your in-person interview:

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By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Kickstart Your Career in Nonprofit HR

When people think of human resources or “HR” they might picture a mysterious hiring and firing department, or the downtrodden HR rep Toby from the NBC comedy “The Office.” But don’t be fooled—HR work can make for a great, challenging …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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5 Soft Skills Every Software Engineer Needs

Pop culture stereotypes depict computer programmers as non- client-facing, socially awkward office drones relegated to the basement office. However, the most successful software engineers are not only incredible problem-solvers; they’re seasoned communicators, empathizers and, yes, leaders. Like in any industry, …

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The Road to Residency

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After getting into a medical school, it’s time to relax, celebrate, and momentarily enjoy your accomplishments. Once medical school begins, most medical students’ minds wander to the next challenge – residency. While some may come to medical school with …

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