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Is a National Service Year for You? Tips from an AmeriCorps Alum

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Are you in the midst of earning a degree, but unsure about the career direction you want to take after graduation? Or are you looking to make a change from your current day-to-day? Then a national service year might be just what you’re looking for. Mark Wilson is a three-time AmeriCorps VISTA alumnus. He later […]

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How Vision Boards Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

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Are you a visual learner who appreciates creative activities like scrapbooking? If so, a vision board may be a great tool for planning and illustrating your goals and aspirations. Coupled with a well-thought-out strategy, a vision board can help you achieve your objectives—both in your career and personal life. Here, we offer some tips for […]

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Reading List | 12 Resources to Help You Understand and Promote Racial Equity

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You’ve probably been hearing more about racial equity in social-impact spaces lately. The concept isn’t new, but many organizations and foundations—which are still largely led by white people—are beginning to focus on racial equity in their missions and programs. Sine this language may be new to you, refer to the below reading list to make […]

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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by definition a selfless act—be leveraged for further personal or professional development? Here, we propose ways […]

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