Advice & Insights

International Development and NGO

International Development (ID) focuses on improving the welfare of a community or communities at a global level. Areas of international development include foreign aid, governance, disaster relief, microfinance, humanitarian aid, gender equality, healthcare, and infrastructure, peace and conflict resolution, and …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Foundations and Philanthropy

Philanthropy is the act of generosity associated with giving money, property, goods, time and services to charitable causes and institutions with the intention of improving the well-being of humanity. Foundations are organizations established to disperse funds to support charitable causes …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Economic Development and Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise

Social enterprises are businesses that simultaneously have two goals: to create social impact, and to make a profit. Social entrepreneurs apply market-based strategies and business models towards a social mission to serve populations in need through innovation. They …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Advocacy and Community Organizations

Many organizations in the social sector advocate on a macro/micro level regarding a particular issue or right of an individual or group. A sampling of issues include equal access to education, human trafficking, conservation of forests, worker and employment rights, …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Documentary Grant Writing: Producer and Director Alysa Nahmias On All You Need to Know

Alysa Nahmias is a director and producer whose films include the documentaries The New Bauhaus and Unfinished Spaces. She is also the founder of Ajna Films and co-author of the Sundance Creative Distribution Case Study on Unrest, an Emmy-nominated documentary she produced that premiered …

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Career Strategy Worksheets

OCS has many online resources, but if you’d like to put pen  🖊 to paper 📄 , we also have printable worksheets that cover the major elements of the job/internship search process. Use these worksheets in preparation for an advising appointment, or simply …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Resume Accomplishment Statements

Check out OCS’ examples below to make sure the accomplishment statements on your resume make a strong impact to any employer.

Converting to Result Bullets: Before and After

Before

Worked with a student leadership committee to increase member participation
Contributed …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
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PhDs in Writing, Publishing, and Editing

Visit our Common Good and Creative Careers community which offers resources, advice, and job postings on communications and arts careers.

Selected Online Resources
Career exploration, networking, and skill-building resources for careers in writing, publishing and editing – ImaginePhD
“Careers in …

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PhDs in Media, Public Relations and Marketing

Start with our Common Good and Creative Careers community which offers resources, advice and job postings on media and communications careers.

Selected Online Resources

Career exploration, networking and skill-building resources for PhD careers in Media, Public Relations and Marketing – …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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