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Organizer, Toledoans for Safe Water

Markie is the Organizer of Toledoans for Safe Water, a nonprofit grassroots organization in the Toledo area “working to establish a Bill of Rights to protect Lake Erie and the communities that rely on its health and viability.” Starting out …

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Who’s Hiring? 11 Nonprofits Hiring for Manager-Level Roles

If you’ve been working in the social-impact sector for a few years, you may be starting to think about next steps; how you’d like to grow personally and professionally, and what you need to do to get to where you …

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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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Tips from USAO Alumni on Working in the Public Sector

Milbank's Litigation Group boasts several impressive public sector resumés, including partners with experience at the U.S. Attorney's Office (USAO). Recently, Katherine Goldstein, former Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force at the United States Attorney's Office for the …

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How to Land Your Dream Social-Impact Internship

It’s no secret that when you begin your career search, internship experience will help you stand out from the competition. But how do you secure an internship with an organization you love? That is the million-dollar question.

According to a …

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How To Make It as a Freelancer in the Social-Impact Sector

Making the decision to work as a freelancer in the social-impact sector involves plenty of research and planning. Whether you’re just starting your career journey, switching sectors, or considering a side-gig, freelancing takes commitment and dedication.

That said, lending your …

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