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Mapping Key Transferable Skills for Career Transition to Non-Profit

“You get paid for your job?”, pat came the question when I mentioned to my Uncle that I was working in the nonprofit sector. And was I surprised? No! Every time I spoke about my job or my passion for … Continue reading

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Stories Of Grassroots Education in India

If I had told my younger self that I would one day set out to write about grassroots level education, bottom-up change, and long term impact, I would have scoffed. Set in my aspirations of pursuing a career in journalism, … Continue reading

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How to Write Professional Emails

We’re all emailing all day, every day. They form the initial point of contact for so many of our conversations. With an increasingly global workforce, emails are generally the go-to method for communicating with colleagues across the world. So how … Continue reading

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Things Interns Shouldn’t Do.

Read about the organization before applying. If it’s a slightly obscure place for which you can’t find information online, ask the person you are corresponding with for the internship to give you any relevant reading material. Don’t ask the recruiter … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize: Breaking the College Limbo

By the third year of your university life, the proverbial gears start slowing down. You will find yourself skipping more classes than usual as the part-time internship starts demanding more and more of your time. There will be more assignments … Continue reading

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#UniInsight: Abhijith Asok, MS in Health Data Science, Harvard University (2017-19)

Off Campus Class picks the brain of Mr. Abhijith Asok, who has recently been admitted to the MS program in Health Data Science at Harvard University’s prestigious T.H.Chan School of Public Health. An ardent data science enthusiast, Abhijith is currently … Continue reading

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Why is volunteering a win-win situation for students?

“You volunteer for an organization?” “Why would you take up something that does not pay you?” “Why are you offering your time, skills and knowledge for free?” It is not uncommon for people to wonder and throw these questions at … Continue reading

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