Career Change Ideas | How to Ease into Social-Impact Work

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Joining the social-impact sector can be an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. One way to explore your options is by volunteering or taking on part-time opportunities. Trying out a sector is not a requirement to start …

By Minah Kim - Idealist Careers
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How to Create Your Career Blueprint

Even if you know know where you’d like to end up a few months or a few years down the road, it can still be challenging to keep yourself on the right track to reach all of your professional goals. …

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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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Making Professional New Year’s Resolutions in Uncertain Times

During the pandemic, we may believe our “real” lives are on hold. You may not know when or if you will return to your physical office. You may be waiting on your boss to decide if she’ll allow permanent remote …

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A Day in the Life of a Mental Health Counselor

In this interview from News Medical, Nella Ciciulla, a mental health counselor (and Capella graduate), talks about her day-to-day role and responsibilities as well as her career highlights.

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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

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Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them …

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