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Careers in the U.S. Government

Referring to the U.S. government includes all federal, state, local, and tribal agencies. The government is a sector, not just an industry, with numerous existing employment opportunities in the private or nonprofit sectors.

Yale College: Leverage SEA Funding to Land a Summer Opportunity

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Yale College students who receive any amount of financial aid from Yale are eligible to use their Summer Experience Award (SEA) to help with the expenses of an unpaid or underfunded summer experience (less than $1,500). The SEA can be …

By Robyn Acampora
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Common Good & Creative Careers Alumni Podcast Episodes

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As part of the Office of Career Strategy’s Take this Job and Love it Podcast, Common Good & Creative Careers has developed programming by interviewing CGCC Alumni. Current student and CGCC Fellow, Claire Zalla, YC ’21 has interviewed various Yale …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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This Company Is Helping Government Serve The People And They’re Hiring People Who Want To Make An Impact

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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.

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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Interview: Kickstart Your Career With National Service | Victoria Alexis Wilson

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Are you considering what to do after graduation, or what direction to take your career next?

National service can be an incredible way to gain experience, skills, and get your foot in the door to launch your social impact career. …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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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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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 …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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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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