CareerKarma: Best Tech Boot Camps

Despite the recent shift to virtual working environments in the wake of COVID-19, online learning has been at the forefront of education for many years. While skill-based learning is indeed different from brick and mortar systems both in method and …

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This Company Is Helping Government Serve The People And They’re Hiring People Who Want To Make An Impact

Cana started his college career with a lofty ambition: He wanted to be a neurosurgeon. What did he like about it? It was a challenging discipline that required expertise and intelligence, and had a direct, positive impact on people’s lives.

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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 …

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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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Quiz: Should You Become a Software Engineer?

Software engineering is an immensely rewarding field with a high starting salary and ample opportunities to land promotions.

That being said, it takes a special mindset and character traits to think like a coder, solve challenging business problems and endure …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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The UpLIFT Guide to Medical School Admissions

The UpLIFT Project is a nonprofit organization started by students for students. They provide students of all backgrounds with mentorship and free access to validated, up-to-date information about successfully applying to medical school, particularly from a disadvantaged background.  Download 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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