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Great Links for Health Professions Students

A wide range of research-oriented opportunities is available with pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies, non-profit research facilities, medical schools and universities including Rutgers. Valuable research experience can also be gained through research topics and honors research courses at Rutgers. View these opportunities online.

By Barbara Thomson
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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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Who’s Hiring | 7 Orgs Dedicated to Helping the Homeless

Over 500,000 Americans experienced homelessness in 2019. Resources like transitional and temporary housing, job training and access to emergency needs is helpful—but more than anything, motivation to help end the cycle of homelessness and poverty is the greatest resource. Interested …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Join The Communications Company That’s Changing The Industry For Good

Chances are you don’t really know CenturyLink. Even if they’re your (or your parents’) phone or internet company, CenturyLink is a massive communications technology company that does way more than meets the eye.

Gone are the days of simply being …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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The 4 Top Traits Bloomberg Values in Its Employees

It takes more than a great resume to impress recruiters early in your career because, let’s face it, who really has a wealth of experience in their early 20s? Instead, what companies are really looking for is potential—and that can …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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Should You Get an MBA?

Over the last decade, a new trend has been emerging at business schools around the world: more impact-focused degrees that apply business-world solutions to cultural, environmental, or social problems traditionally overseen by the nonprofit sector.

But is an MBA a …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Mentorship as a Tool for Growth, Inclusion, and Equity

Mentorship has many benefits: it provides access to support in problem-solving, and insights into particular industries and roles. While traditional approaches to mentoring can truly boost someone’s professional development, some models of mentorship can lead to inequitable practices. So how …

By Yejin Lee - 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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Who’s Hiring? 7 Orgs Working with Children

Nelson Mandela once said, “The true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children.” When you help a child, you’re not only helping them in that moment, but shaping how they’ll view the world as they grow. …

By Janet Reyes - 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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Nurse Practitioner Specialties Explained

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The modern healthcare world has expanded vastly in recent history to offer quality and comprehensive care to patients of all ages and all demographics like never before. We know more and can do more to promote the best …

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How Can I Build a Winning Cover Letter for a Student Job?

Milinda from New Mexico State University asks:

“What would be an example of a good cover letter for a student job?”

Thanks for your question, Milinda.  Writing a cover letter for a student job is no different than for a …

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