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Questions students may ask to assess an organization’s commitment to DEI

Students engaged in racial justice and social impact may ask URR professionals specific questions about their organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and the actions it has taken that support this commitment. 

This focus on DEI ties into …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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Engineering Jobs in Global Development: What You Need to Know

In international development, opportunities abound for people with an engineering background. Roles can range from overseeing a bridge construction project in a post-conflict country to expanding telecommunications in a rural area to designing an innovative solution to a water and …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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Cybersecurity vs. Software Engineering: Career Guide

You’ve decided that your career path should be in software development. It is a broad category and you may find that you need to narrow your focus before settling on one of the many computer science programs available.

If you …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Negotiate Salary for Beginners (With Examples)

Negotiating salary, especially when it’s your first job offer, can be daunting and even nerve-racking. Yet most companies expect you to negotiate; if you don’t, you might leave money on the table. Don’t know how to negotiate salary? We’ll show …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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WashU CNX

WashU CNX is a mentor-focused online community where you can build connections with fellow students, alumni, and friends of the university …