Alexis Perrotta 64 posts
As a seasoned communications professional with 13+ years of nonprofit experience and 5+ years of experience creating engaging content and copy, I love the idea that a thoughtfully crafted piece of content can spark social change. Here at Idealist Careers, I'm eager to offer job seekers, game changers, and do-gooders actionable tips, career resources, and "social-impact lifestyle" advice.

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4 Columbia Students and Alumni Changing the World with a Master’s Degree

The master’s programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies—one of the many programs in attendance at the Idealist Grad Fairs— bring together academic theory and professional practice, preparing students to propel their careers forward, take on leadership roles, and potentially, to pivot from one industry to another or even across sectors. With a master’s in hand, […]


3 Not-So-Terrifying Ways to Practice Public Speaking


Are you most at home with a mic in your hand, offering a hard-hitting yet relatable opening keynote to a room full of 1000 conference attendees? How about ferociously clicking through a PowerPoint as your board of directors looks on, eagerly awaiting the moment that you’ll open up to questions? Do you reach a zen […]


3 Ways to Participate in Today’s National Day of Service

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Since 2009, September 11 has been observed as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, which makes today a day for thoughtful reflection, but also, for action. If you’d like to participate but don’t know where to begin, or you’re not quite sure how you to best contribute your time and effort, especially on a […]


Become an Idealist Careers Contributing Writer

Contributing Writers

Have you been hoping to see a particular story, topic, interview, or list of resources on Idealist Careers? Sure, you could just let us know what you’ve been waiting for here in the comments section, but wouldn’t it be more fun to write the piece yourself, and get paid for it? Whether you’re a seasoned […]