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Government, Politics, Public Service & Law

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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.

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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

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 - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What to Do When Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

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 - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Time management is one of those important work and life skills that seems to find its way into every job interview and performance review. That’s because recruiters and management teams alike know that an employee’s time management skills can make …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

From financings to joint ventures to land use issues, and more, real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice both challenging and exciting. For many, working in real estate law is exhilarating because they can see their efforts directly …

By Vault Law Editors - Firsthand
Firsthand
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8 Tips to Fight That Zoom Fatigue (Because All Those Video Meetings Are Exhausting)

If you’ve been working remotely for any amount of time, chances are you’ve experienced some kind of “Zoom fatigue.”

We probably don’t need to explain it to you, but just in case: The phrase Zoom fatigue refers to “an overall …

By Kate Bratskeir - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Handshake

Explore a variety of jobs and internships on Handshake!

Resume Guide

Use the resume guide for tips on structure, content, and ways to elevate your professional document.

Sample Job & Internship Search Tracking Spreadsheet

Use the resource below to track your efforts in your job & internship search or build your own using the …

BuzzFile

BuzzFile is the most advanced company information database with advanced search and productivity tools that enable users to locate the …

Interest Profiler

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world …

LinkedIn Profile and Tips

Since its creation in May 2003, LinkedIn has changed the shape of recruiting. According to a 2015 study, 95% of …

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