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Updated August 4

To all the early career job-seekers who’ve spent the past month wondering: “Is anyone out there still hiring?” We hear you—and the answer is YES!

View the full article on Handshake’s blog here.

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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

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Tips For A Great Shadowing Experience

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Shadowing is the sneak peak that lets pre-medical students decide whether they want to see the whole film.

A pre-medical student has very few opportunities to see the practice of medicine before applying to medical school. The pre-medical coursework …

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Should You Defer Grad School if Classes are Online?

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Many universities are proceeding with plans to return to on-campus instruction this fall, but the feasibility of these plans is quickly coming into question—and some schools have already reversed plans for in-person classes. This article outlines factors to consider as …

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How I Recruit | A Conversation with Stephen Ostendorff about Grad School Admissions

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A few years back, Idealist sat down with Stephen Ostendorff, Director of Graduate Admissions at Bank Street Graduate School of Education. And while times have certainly changed, his advice still rings true!

Read on for Stephen’s tips for evaluating whether …

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Looking for a Career Change? Here are 5 Skills You Can Learn Online

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If you’re job hunting or looking for a new line of work, adding to your arsenal of marketable skills can be a huge help. Not only will employers find you more compelling as a candidate, you may discover an interest …

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Feeling Distracted By Current Events? How to Stay Focused and Productive at Work

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Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the national unrest of the past couple of months, many people are feeling overwhelmed and distracted by the news cycle.  And with your news feed vying for your attention at all times, it can feel …

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How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies?” in an Interview (It’s Not a Trick Question!)

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When you’re deep in job interview mode, a seemingly unrelated question like, “What are your hobbies?” might throw you for a loop.

“Job candidates often fear that interviewers will ask them ‘trick’ questions or expect a ‘right’ answer to a …

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Anxiety Management Through COVID-19’s Second Wave

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Just as many of us begin to venture out in the world for more than groceries and essential medical care, a second COVID-19 wave has struck many places across the country. Once again, we’re encouraged to stay …

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5 Podcasts to Help You Think (and Talk) About Race

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The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others have ignited conversations about race and racism in the U.S. and around the world. As a result, many of us are seeking ways to better understand how our …

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Should My Resume for a Professor Recommendation Be Different from My Resume for a Job?

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Hannah D. from South Alabama asks:

“Currently, I am contacting professors to ask for recommendations, so I was wondering if the resume I provide to a professor for a recommendation request would include all of the same content as my …

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