Author Archives: Alexander DeSantis

How to Come Out at Work

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

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!

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

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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Chronically Capable | Tips for Job Hunting While Living with Chronic Illness or Disability

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

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

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?

 

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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Women in Data Science: How to Build and Advance Your Career

What are the different paths toward a career in data science? What do you wish you had known earlier? How do you “own” your career? Data scientists from Uber, Facebook, and Reddit answered these and many other fascinating questions during …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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