“We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”—Evelyn Dunbar


This community is intended to connect Drew students and alums who understand the importance of discovering their potential, and provide opportunities for students to work with community members to make meaning of their Drew experience and ultimately build career competencies and life pathways. Career exploration is an ongoing process about getting to know yourself and your interests. Whether you are a first-year student just getting started, a sophomore trying to decide on a major, or a junior or senior considering post-grad options, career development never really ends!

Graduate School: Which Path is Right for You? Part 1

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One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten is from a friend of mine who, at the time, had just finished her master’s in library science and was preparing to move almost 300 miles away to start a …

By Deborah Swerdlow - 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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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by …

By Imani Darden - 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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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills | How to Master Both

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You may have heard valuable workplace skills grouped into two categories: “hard” and “soft.” Just about everyone has a bit from both Column A and Column B.

But what’s the difference between the two categories? And how can you express …

By Amy Bergen - 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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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

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“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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From the The International Student Blog.

Whether you are beginning your first year of college or getting ready to graduate, having a solid resume on hand is important for any opportunity that comes along. For employers, however, a lot of …

By Carolyn Parelli
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