SHU Internship Spotlights: Juliette Ochoa

Name: Juliette Ochoa

Year: Freshman

Major: Political Science

Company: Connecticut State Capitol

Found the position: Family Friend, via own research/initiative

Quote: “Being an intern at the Connecticut State Capitol taught me how to network and strengthen my writing. More importantly, …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment
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SHU Internship Spotlights: Cody O’Brien

Name: Cody O’Brien
Year: Senior
Major: Finance
Company: Terex
Found the position: School-wide career Fair, WCOB prepared him well
Quote: “Interning in Treasury was invaluable exposure at a multinational corporation. I am grateful to apply my leadership, technical, and communication …

By Keith Hassell
Keith Hassell Executive Director
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How to Kickstart Your Career in Nonprofit HR

When people think of human resources or “HR” they might picture a mysterious hiring and firing department, or the downtrodden HR rep Toby from the NBC comedy “The Office.” But don’t be fooled—HR work can make for a great, challenging …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Top 3 Healthcare Staffing Trends of 2020

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As the unemployment rate continues to drop, the candidate market will only become more competitive. Adding to that difficulty, healthcare staffing is facing shortages like it has never seen before on top of an increased patient load as …

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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #2 | Where Can You Grow?

How did Challenge #1 go? Were you able to detail five professional successes from 2019? Did you recall a success you had perhaps forgotten about? Be sure to keep us posted on your “aha moments” (or your “I’m-totally-and-completely-stumped moments”) by …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Should You Get an MBA?

Over the last decade, a new trend has been emerging at business schools around the world: more impact-focused degrees that apply business-world solutions to cultural, environmental, or social problems traditionally overseen by the nonprofit sector.

But is an MBA a …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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5 Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Should Offer Paid Sick Leave

Nonprofits should be on the leading edge of equity issues. Yet far too many organizations are falling short when it comes to critical matters for employees: sick leave and health benefits. The health and wellness of our staff is vital …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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Survival Tips for the New Nurse: You Can Do This!

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Well you made it through nursing school. Congrats! That is a huge accomplishment. Whether your NCLEX exam is behind you or still in progress, you are on your way! Here are some tips to help you be successful

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Transitioning from Software Engineering to Machine Learning Engineering: Semih’s Journey

Some people are forced into their careers, some choose it outright, but those of us who are more indecisive often end up stumbling into our careers over time. This was the journey for Semih Yagcioglu, the director of Artificial Intelligence …

By Julia Anghel - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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What the Social-Impact Sector Can Learn from Silicon Valley

As the home of many of the world’s fastest growing startups, Silicon Valley has become synonymous with a culture of innovation and discovery. Businesses have adopted startup techniques for success, and many nonprofits are following suit. Though mission-driven social-impact organizations …

By Amy Bergen - 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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