Shannon is an interactive media specialist who believes education and accessible technology will change the world. She recently returned from volunteering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at the Harpswell Foundation, a leadership center for Cambodian women in college. Connect with Shannon on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterst, and thegreenchest.com

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What to do while you’re in between jobs

In the past four years, I’ve experienced three layoffs. If I’ve learned anything, it’s that the future is always unclear.

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Dealing with culture shock when volunteering abroad

While most of my friends who have worked or volunteered abroad have positive, life-changing experiences, there’s always the risk that your trip may not go as planned.

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Want to volunteer abroad? 7 steps to make the dream a reality (and pay for it!)

Wondering if volunteering abroad is right for you? Here are some steps to consider as you make the decision:

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4 career lessons I learned while volunteering abroad

The most valuable asset I’m bringing to my renewed career search is a better sense of self than I had before I left.

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