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CareerShift

CareerShift, licensed by the OCS, is a job aggregator and a powerful tool for searching internship and full-time positions posted across thousands of employer websites and other public sites. It also allows the job seeker to find millions of contacts …

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Resume Formatting Quick Tips

❗Don’t forget these important formatting tips as you update your resume:

Font size should be between 10-12 points; choose professional and easy to read fonts. Margins typically range between .5 and 1 inch
Do not use personal pronouns (e.g. I, …

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Does Voluntourism Do More Harm Than Good?

While volunteers generally have good intentions, intent doesn’t necessarily equal impact. The controversial practice of “voluntourism” has generated a lot of buzz in the social-impact space over the years. You may have heard this term if you’re considering a volunteer …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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21 Software Engineering Interview Questions With Answers

What should you expect in your first software engineering interview? That depends on the role you’ve applied for!

Software engineering jobs tend to fall under two categories: domain-specific or general programming. 

If you’re interviewing for a domain-specific role, expect the …

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Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

Helen Pho, a first-generation grad student herself, offers six key pieces of advice in this article that is part of the Carpe Careers series in Inside Higher Ed.

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Humanities and Social Science PhDs in Tech

Interested in the tech industry? There are many functional roles for non-technical backgrounds. Learn more here:

“What’s It Like to Work at a Tech Company as a Humanities Ph.D.?” – UC Berkeley
“Why Silicon Valley needs humanities PhDs” – The …

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Establishing a Workplace DEI Program: Considerations for People of Color

In the world of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), individuals with marginalized identities are often the ones most involved in the work. For example, a study in the field of higher education showed that underrepresented faculty members (e.g. women and …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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5 Soft Skills Every Software Engineer Needs

Pop culture stereotypes depict computer programmers as non- client-facing, socially awkward office drones relegated to the basement office. However, the most successful software engineers are not only incredible problem-solvers; they’re seasoned communicators, empathizers and, yes, leaders. Like in any industry, …

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PhDs in Consulting

Gather information about the many different types of consulting careers open to PhDs by starting with these resources:

Versatile PhD Career Finder:  Consulting
 ImaginePhD: Consulting 
Vault Consulting Guides
The Science Careers guide to consulting careers for Ph.D. scientists
Is Consulting …

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