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Videos from Idealist

Switching Careers

Idealist 04:44 Community

Heather Krasna shares tips on how to modify your resume to get the job you want.

Short Term Jobs on Your Resume

Idealist 02:56 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna shares tips on how to construct your resume when you have multiple short term jobs.

Track Your Impact

Idealist 02:34 Politics and Advocacy

Idealist put together a guide to make it easy for you to keep track of your accomplishments.

Volunteering and Internship Experience

Idealist 02:59 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna talks about the benefits of volunteering and explains why having a small amount of experience isn't as bad as we think.

Grad School 101: Will the Degree Justify the Cost

Idealist 03:45 Politics and Advocacy

Professionals talk about what needs to be invested when you enroll into a graduate program.

Grad School 101: Why Go to Grad School?

Idealist 03:57 Politics and Advocacy

Professionals express why it should be everyone's goal to pursue a graduate degree.

Grad School: 101 Timeline & Deadlines

Idealist 04:03 Politics and Advocacy

Experts give advice on planning ahead when applying to schools.

Idealist 03:40 Politics and Advocacy

Founder of PAWS NY shares how Idealist has helped recruit various volunteers to help people in need of assistance for their pets.

Grad School 101: Your Application Is a Mosaic

Idealist 02:26 Politics and Advocacy

Professionals talk about the various sections students have to be conscious about when applying to school.

Prioritizing Your Resume

Idealist 01:51 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna gives advice on what to keep or eliminate from your resume.

How Long Should Your Resume Be?

Idealist 02:51 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna talks about new tracking softwares that could potentially eliminate a length limit a resume could have.

Grad School 101: The Right Program

Idealist 03:04 Politics and Advocacy

Experts break down the difference between a Masters and PhD, and one year vs. two year programs.

Grad School 101: Financing

Idealist 04:20 Politics and Advocacy

Experts give some advice to students on applying to school and how to get extra financial coverage.

Grad School 101: Federal Student Loan Programs

Idealist 04:13 Politics and Advocacy

Experts give advice to students on applying to FAFSA and student loans.

Grad School 101: Effective Personal Statements

Idealist 04:50 Politics and Advocacy

Experts list the do's and don'ts on writing personal statements for school applications.

Grad School 101: Application Process

Idealist 02:17 Politics and Advocacy

Experts give some advice to students on applying and standing out in the admission's office.

Relevant Experience

Idealist 02:27 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna gives advice on how to learn about different skillsets needed when choosing a different job.

Long Term Unemployed

Idealist 01:58 Politics and Advocacy

Heather Krasna shares advice for people with gap of employment, and how to display it on a resume.

Idealist 02:27 Politics and Advocacy

A career coach gives advice on how you should use LinkedIn to your benefit.

Idealist 01:59 Politics and Advocacy

A career coach gives advice on fonts and formatting a resume should have.

Idealist 04:05 Politics and Advocacy

Robyn Hillman-Harrigan talks about founding the Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project and how Idealist has helped gather people from the community.

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Volunteering for a worthy cause not only makes a difference in the lives of others, but also in the lives of those doing the good deeds. Thousands of organizations around the world rely on volunteers to help them fulfill their missions and Idealist helps connect them to kind-hearted people who are ready to help. Whether you’re a student looking to log volunteer hours or a working professional looking for a way to give back, Idealist can help you find an opportunity that’s right for you.

Visit the Idealist Volunteer Resource Center to learn about the benefits of volunteering, the many different ways to donate your time and the importance of assessing your interest before signing up for volunteer project.

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