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Education, Human Services & Non-Profit

Welcome to the Education, Human Services & Non-Profit Community!

Explore tools, resources, and opportunities related to your career interests on this community page. The mentors, jobs, and employers represented here are only a small selection of what’s available to you through The Roger Connection and Handshake – log in to explore further! For additional career resources on a variety of topics, visit the Resources page. The CCPD also recommends joining relevant groups on LinkedIn, exploring professional associations for your field, and visiting external job and internship boards.

Let us help you engage in your professional community and take an active role in your career education!

Below you will see some examples of job functions and work settings that could correspond to this career community.  Some may require additional education, training and/or planning.  Please note that there are many options beyond the below, and you are not limited to these when exploring a possible career community.

Seniors, First Destination Survey!

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Seniors,

With the semester winding down and your next adventure beginning soon, the Center for Career & Professional Development at RWU wants to remind you we are here to help!

Resume help, email resumes@g.rwu.edu for feedback or review on your documents
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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

By Natasha Shetty - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Following Up on an Application Without Sounding Desperate

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Sometimes the most difficult time during the job application process is waiting to hear back once you have submitted your application. This period can take weeks, and it is difficult to know how to best handle the wait. Many …

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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

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LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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What to Do When Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

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Although improved awareness around mental health has made workplaces more attuned to supporting struggling employees, some workplaces are still making employees’ mental health worse. And not only is poor mental health detrimental to you on a personal level, but it can …

By Daisy Sawyer - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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