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Graduate School: Which Path is Right for You? Part 1

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One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten is from a friend of mine who, at the time, had just finished her master’s in library science and was preparing to move almost 300 miles away to start a PhD program. I was also at a pivot point in my life: I was switching […]

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Ask Alexis | How Can I Break into the Nonprofit Sector at 60?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I am a retired financial services professional (just turned 60). As an “encore” career, I am seeking a full-time or part-time job in the nonprofit sector. Areas that interest me specifically include the environment and homelessness. Since retiring, I have been volunteering extensively in those areas. Some of that volunteer work has […]

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9 Habits for a Successful Mentorship

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There’s little doubt that mentorship can add value to your career. And although there are countless resources advising you on how to find a mentor, there’s less emphasis on what happens after you’ve found one. So, what does it mean to be a good mentee? Read on to learn the habits of successful mentees and […]

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Starting Out in the Social-Impact Sector | An Interview with Anthony Flowe

It’s summer, which means that many of our readers have recently graduated from university programs. Perhaps you’ve already got a job in the social-impact sector—or maybe you’re still on the hunt. For this new interview series, we’re chatting with changemakers who are in their first five years of social-impact work. They may be early in […]

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