Author Archives: Alexander DeSantis

3 SNC Interns Share What It’s Like To Start Your Career Working On Spacecraft And Satellites

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If there’s one thing about Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) that stands out, it’s the type of work they do. They work on spacecraft, satellites, and technology that saves lives. And that goes for their interns, too. In fact, you might …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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Before You Apply to Law School – Read This!

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What’s the Timeline?

If you’re applying for the fall admissions cycle, you can take any available LSAT or GRE until December of that year. Although, pay attention to the specific application deadlines for each school, as they can vary.

Law …

By Alexander DeSantis
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Online Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses for Mission-Driven Careers

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular for social-impact professionals. And because these courses are often free of charge, open to all and flexible enough to work with the most complicated of schedules, they also provide a prime …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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How to Use Remote Learning to Cultivate Community

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Maybe you’re one of the many students who recently swapped the hustle and bustle of a physical campus for a solo room and a laptop. Or perhaps you’ve started a program without setting foot on campus at all. In either …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Chronically Capable | Tips for Job Hunting While Living with Chronic Illness or Disability

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Chronic illness and disability are more ubiquitous than you may realize: more than 40% of the U.S. population lives with at least one chronic illness and that number is expected to increase to more than 50% this year. And 26% …

By Maggie Rojas - Idealist Careers
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How Far Back Should Your Resume Go? Here’s How to Decide

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The struggle is real. After lots of thought, deliberation, and “aha” moments, you’ve decided to start looking for a new job. But before beginning this journey, you’ll have to face the job seeker’s rite of passage: writing or updating your …

By Yolanda Owens - The Muse
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How to Exit an Organization Gracefully and Why It Matters

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The global pandemic has transformed our world of work. Millions of highly skilled nonprofit professionals are moving forward from the organizations that they once called their professional home. For some, the decision to exit is strategic and may have been …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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How Can Organizations Prevent Ageism in the Workplace?

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Ageism is a bias—so much so that age discrimination is sometimes referred to as a second-class civil rights issue.

In the workplace, both older and younger employees may face biases based on their age, yet age discrimination is usually …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Come Out at Work

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The LGBTQ community and our allies rejoiced in June 2020 when the Supreme Court ruled that it’s now illegal—in all 50 states—to fire gay, bisexual, or transgender people for simply being who we are and loving who we love.

According …

By Dibs Baer - The Muse
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Tips for Job Hunting During COVID-19

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It’s undoubtedly a dire time for job hunters. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to record unemployment claims in the US and an uncertain job market that analysts say will take years to bounce back.

Despite this, career experts are advising …

By Maggie Rojas - Springboard
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