Lisa Yee-Litzenberg 4 posts
Lisa is a certified career coach and President of Green Career Advisor, helping individuals find their career niche and secure their dream jobs in the environmental and social-impact sectors. Prior to her current role, Lisa led the environmental career services at the University of Michigan for 10 years and spent 12 years working for the National Wildlife Federation.

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How to Design Your Dream Internship

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It’s no secret that when you begin your career search, internship experience will help you stand out from the competition. But how do you secure a paid internship with an organization you love? That is the million-dollar question. According to a study by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the most important resume element that employers […]

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The 4 Kinds of Experience You Need on Your Resume

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Job postings by social-impact employers often come with a big list of must-have skills. After all, these employers are looking for people who can solve some pretty tough challenges. But other than soft skills, what kind of experience and technical expertise will get you noticed by social-impact employers? Relevant project experience This is probably one of […]

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5 Cover Letter Tips | Get Noticed by Your Dream Social-Impact Organization

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Resumes are important for any job application but for nonprofits and social-impact organizations, cover letters are the place where a hiring manager should be able to easily determine whether a candidate is a strong fit. What can you include in your cover letter to impress employers hiring for social-impact jobs? Read on to find out! […]

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4 Soft Skills to Get You Noticed on the Job Search

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If you’re applying for jobs in the social-impact space, you’ve likely already noticed that there is a tremendous diversity of opportunities. As you browse all of the options, it’s worthwhile to consider not only which technical skills you’ll need to land your dream job, but also, which soft skills are most valued by employers in […]

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