Welcome to the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning

Everyone’s career path is unique. Whether you’re a first year or a senior, we offer resources and advising to help you consider and shape your own way forward through internships, networking, jobs, alumni connections, or reflection on how your academic …

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I was a lobbyist for more than 6 years. I quit. My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.

The author of this article recounts their experience as a lobbyist in Washington, DC, highlighting the pervasive influence of money in politics and the ethical dilemmas they faced. They discuss the routine nature of fundraising and its impact on legislative …

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When You’ve Made Enough to Make a Difference

Many philanthropists aspire to address major global challenges, but their resources are insufficient to single-handedly solve issues like poverty, climate change, or disease. To achieve significant impact, donors need an investment model that maximizes the effectiveness of their contributions by …

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How younger voters will impact elections: Younger voters are poised to upend American politics

Political scientists and policymakers have long discussed the potential influence of the youngest American generations, including Gen Zers and Millennials, on the nation’s partisan landscape.

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The Key to Landing Your Next Job? Storytelling.

This article discusses how recruiters, despite often believing they rely solely on logic, are significantly influenced by their emotions. Emotional connections shape perceptions of candidates, either positively or negatively.

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Why We Need Young Voters

This article explains the importance of having young voters and ways to empower them.

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16 Best Social Impact Jobs: Careers That Drive Change

This article highlights 16 social impact jobs across five different sectors: nonprofit organizations, corporate social responsibility, government and public service, social enterprises, and entrepreneurship

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Industry spotlight: How—and why—the federal government is winning Gen Z hires

This article showcases stats around the increase in federal government job postings on Handshake and the doubling of applications received. It also mentions the increased appeal from students in varied industries.

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The Nonprofit Industrial Complex

This article discusses the significant growth of the nonprofit sector in the United States, raising questions about its impact on American society. The concern is that these nonprofits, especially those with perpetual endowments, may become unaccountable and pursue agendas that …

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Social Impact Careers Panel Celebrates 60 Years Since JFK Speech

“As part of its broader celebration of President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 speech at Frost Library, the college hosted a panel of alumni who have pursued social impact careers. Kennedy’s speech commended the College’s commitment to public service.” – Dylan …

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Social Impact Careers: Top 10 Companies to Work For

This article discusses the potential for making a career in social impact in various fields. It also suggests pursuing a postgraduate business degree, with examples of professionals who have successfully transitioned into social impact careers after completing such degrees.

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