Resilience of a First Generation Student: Five Lessons

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First generation college students are often hardworking and adapt well to stress, but their well-being can suffer during the journey of adaptation. Learn and share five lessons from a first gen.

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What to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Position

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A year ago, two of my best friends—a married couple, in their 30s, with children—decided to quit their jobs and spend some time doing volunteer work. After a lot of research and deliberation, they chose an intentional community in Georgia …

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How to Survive Your First Week as a Software Engineer

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So you’ve landed your first role as a software engineer—congrats! Now that you’ve signed your employment agreement and gone through any onboarding, you’re ready to dive into your first week on the job.

Use this handy guide to help you …

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Internships & Jobs of the Week: Medicine & Health Professions

Internships & Jobs of the Week: Medicine & Health Professions

Research Assistant at Safeguard Biosystems

Join Safeguard Biosystem’s dynamic team and help advance a cutting-edge technology to market. Work alongside experienced professionals in the field of in-vitro diagnostics, and learn about what it’s like to work in the field of …

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Internships & Jobs of the Week: Science, Engineering, Technology, & Sustainability

Internships & Jobs of the Week: Science, Engineering, Technology, & Sustainability

IT Intern at Peace Care NJ

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: • Under direction of Helpdesk staff, investigates and resolves software and hardware problems of computer users by performing the following duties. • Under direction of Managers or Analysts, assist end users in training, testing, …

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Why a Career in Banking?

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Congratulations! You’re interested in a career in banking. But do you know the benefits of working in this dynamic industry? Here are a few:

Competitive salaries and excellent benefits
Wide range of jobs and experiences in a thriving industry
Numerous …

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Finance Resume Examples and Writing Tips

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Every good resume does the same job: showing the hiring manager that you can solve their problems and help their employer succeed in its goals. In the financial industry, this means quantifying your accomplishments to prove that you can make …

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How to Prepare for an Acting Audition

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Outside of drunken philosophizing, coffee-shop complaining and late night rumination, auditioning is how actors spend most of their time. Auditioning is a skill; something that can be refined with experience and hard work. We all have to go through a …

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How to Write an Artist’s CV When You Don’t Have Much (Or Any) Professional Experience

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The post How to Write an Artist CV in 10 Steps is the most popular in the history of The Practical Art World. Some of the most frequently asked questions people have after reading it are “What if I don’t …

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Music Jobs that Can Pay Six Figures

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According to a recent report by Berklee College of Music, the average musician earns $55,561 per year. More than half of all respondents reported generating income from three or more different jobs. For a lucky few, though, a full-time gig …

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