What to do if you want a job that is unrelated to your major

The countdown to graduation brings with it a variety of feelings. Excitement. Pride. Relief. But if your career aspirations don’t align with your chosen major, you might also be grappling with a hefty dose of uncertainty or even fear.

Graduating …

By College Recruiter
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How to Leave a Job on Good Terms | Part 1

There’s no better feeling than accepting a job offer that you worked incredibly hard to get. That is, until you realize you have to tell your current manager that you’re leaving.

What can you say to your boss to preserve …

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How to Get Hired by Google, Apple, or Microsoft

From software engineers to marketing executives, many career-driven professionals consider tech giants Google, Apple, and Microsoft to be their dream destinations. Google ranks No. 1 in Vault's Most Prestigious Internships and Fortune's 100 Best Companies. Apple ranks No. 1 in …

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Resumes Alone Are No Longer Enough — 4 Things Job Seekers Need to Add to Their Applications ASAP

We live in the digital world, and that has affected every aspect of our lives — including the way we work and apply for jobs. Plus, the circumstances we’re now experiencing, from an ongoing pandemic to the Great Resignation, are transforming …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Now Offering ‘Returnships’ to Fight Off the Great Resignation

Springboard alum Sarah Ganihar is among a growing contingent of tech workers with employment gaps who are benefiting from return-to-work programs. Ganihar worked as a software developer in Bengaluru before moving to the US, where she took a four-year break …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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We Need Environmental Science Grads, But What Do You Need? 13 Career Options We Think You’ll Love

You might be the kid who loved being outdoors, exploring the nearby woods and collecting bugs in a jar or taking samples from the local pond to look at under your most prized possession: a microscope (you know, the one …

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Career Change Ideas | How to Ease into Social-Impact Work

Illustration by Marian Blair

Working in social impact can be an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. If you’re considering joining the sector and are wondering where your career aspirations may fit in, consider exploring your options by taking on a …

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7 Climate Change Organizations You Should Know

Illustration by Marian Blair

Climate change, global warming, and extreme weather events seem to be prominent fixtures in the news cycle every day, everywhere you look. Scientists and government leaders around the world agree the planet is in a state of …

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Career Change Advice from One of America’s Most Successful Women

Liz Elting is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has appeared on Forbes' Richest Self-Made Women in America list every year since its inception. Originally, at the beginning of her career, Elting intended to work in finance. But in 1992, with an NYU …

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