What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

Check out this recent article, “It’s Not About You.” by New York Times columnist David Brooks.  He discusses the problem of making a career or life decision amongst “limitless possibilities.” The answer articulated in this article is not to focus on ourselves, but rather to engage with our communities and finds issues and problems that …

World of Work: Catlin O'Neill '99, Deputy Director of Legislative Operations for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Catlin will be the Keynote Speaker at the Washington D.C. Career Networking Night on June 6, 2011. Register online and learn more about the 30+ alumni networkers here. Catlin O’Neill ’99 Deputy Director of Legislative Operations for Office of the House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Washington, D.C. Major: Sociology; Mass Communication & Culture How would …

World of Work: Allie Tompkins '10, National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation

Allie Tompkins ’10 National Prison Project Intern for the ACLU Foundation Washington, DC Major: Political Science/Global Studies How would you describe what you do on a typical day? As an intern, I come into the office 5 days a week for a half day. I answer letters from inmates writing the prison project for assistance, …

Guest Post: Networking and Partnerships

We’re glad to be able to open up this space to a guest blogger, Kailee Brickner-McDonald, a former practicum intern with Non-Profit Programs here at Career Services, for this Doing Good, Doing Well post. We are glad she was able to share this story of networking with us! UVM’s Alternative Winter Break and Vermont Institute …

More Recent Graduates Working in Non-Profits: Why Should You?

Last week, The New York Times published this article that talks about an unexpected consequence of the difficult economy: that more recent college graduates are working in the non-profit sector, or as they describe, “young college graduates who ended up doing good because the economy did them wrong.” As a college student, I planned to …

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