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Internships and Volunteering as a Tool for Career Exploration

Consider internships and volunteering as viable testing ground to see if a certain career field is a good fit for you. These opportunities can give you valuable hands-on experience in unexpected ways, not only to build your skill set and

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Career Exploration 101 Using GoinGlobal

Overwhelm is part of early career exploration, as are the many questions and decisions you face at the start.  But gathering information and resources can go a long way toward lifting the fog of uncertainty and help clear the way

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The Value of Internships

Internships not only provide relevant and specific work experience – often a prerequisite to getting a job – but they can also strengthen your professional reputation and network. Internships are a common way to access the job market in many

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Explore Ways to Travel Abroad for Free and Gain Work Experience

Do you dream of exploring a career abroad so you can travel? Or are you wondering how to gain work experience while living in an exotic location?  Same. Who doesn’t have a case of wanderlust? The first thing that may

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Writing Effective Resumés and Cover Letters

As trends change frequently, it’s helpful to review current guidelines. Writing trends for resumés and cover letters change frequently, so it is advisable to keep up to date with current guidance. Requirements also differ between industries, with the largest variation

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Tips for Submitting Compelling Job Applications

In most countries, the job application process has changed dramatically over the past few years. This is thanks to mass electronic resumé/CV distribution services, online recruitment databases, the ability to upload and email job applications, and the increasing use of

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Top 4 Reasons to Study Abroad for a Master’s

If you’re interested in obtaining a master’s degree and have the itch to travel, why not do yourself a service and consider pursuing academics overseas? Too often are people deterred from seeking out such opportunities for fear of it being too costly or experiencing cultural and language issues.

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How to Find a Job Through Social Media

Social media* sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook also post job openings, and can complement more traditional job search methods. Remember to review the information you include in your profile, as employers may reject candidates for unprofessional behavior displayed online.

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Career Guides Offer Employment and Industry Trends – STEM Examples

STEM workers are in high demand around the world. But for many students – and even career office staff – investigating job, internship or education options in different locations can be overwhelming. Using GoinGlobal’s location-specific Career Guides can expedite your

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Wanted: STEM Professionals

Forecasts show that STEM job opportunities will continue to grow by leaps and bounds over the next decade. Professionals with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds are in demand across many job sectors globally and have been increasingly so

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