Author Archives: Bernadette So

A Go-To Guide To Growing Your Career This Summer Without An Internship

For students, summer is a time of relaxation and reflection. It’s also a great opportunity to build on their education with experiences they may not have had time for during the school year. For many, this experience is provided by …

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You’re a College Graduate, Now What? Part 2 | The Upside of Uncertainty

How are you doing since your last visit to Idealist? Have you made any important decisions about your budding professional life? What kinds of job postings are grabbing your interest?

If you’re reading this, then there’s a good chance that …

By Jennifer Abcug - Idealist Careers
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How to Be a Better Ally at Work

Protests in the U.S. and around the world have forced people to think about how they can contribute to the cause of racial justice and equality. One particularly prevalent point of discussion has been around allyship: What does it mean …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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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

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 …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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How Lisa Transitioned at Work, Making It Safer for Others to do the Same

Note from the editor: This post is a republication of a story that we shared with our community in 2014

From as early as preschool, Lisa Richardson always felt more comfortable being grouped with girls and women, even though she …

By Celeste Hamilton Dennis - Idealist Careers
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How to Make the Most of a Career Break

There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

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As market conditions shift the way we hire, more companies are moving to virtual, online interviewing over face-to-face connections. The practice helps healthcare providers meet with candidates more quickly, especially those who are not nearby geographically, but even …

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You’re a College Grad, Now What? Part 1 | Dealing with the Post-Collegiate Blues

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in June 2019. If you’re a 2020 grad, you’ve probably had a particularly bumpy ride in the last few months. Likewise, the road to getting your first post-college job might be especially unusual. …

By Jennifer Abcug - Idealist Careers
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Resources for Practicing Self-Care Right Now

We recently held the third and final part of our Idealist Live series, Self-Care for Everybody. In our final event, I had the opportunity to moderate an honest and informative conversation with Holistic Life Foundation’s Ali Smith and Jessica Kennedy …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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