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By Cato287 - May 14 2009
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I went through each of the podcast and loved them all! Keep em coming!

Good stuff!

By daveamos - Jan 16 2008
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One of the best nonprofit podcasts I've listened to.

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By Cato287 - May 14 2009
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I went through each of the podcast and loved them all! Keep em coming!

Good stuff!

By daveamos - Jan 16 2008
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One of the best nonprofit podcasts I've listened to.

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The MPP: Part 3, admissions and financial aid

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Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPP: Part 1, degree and career overview

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Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPA: Part 2, on coursework, field work, and certificates

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If you’re on a public service career path, and looking at grad schools, you may have considered a Master of Public Affairs or Administration. What is an MPA, and how is it distinct from nonprofit management, MBA, and other grad degrees? This episode, Part Two, is on coursework, field work, and certificates. Find Part One, an overview of the degree and associated careers, here. Find Part Three,...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPA: Part 1, on the degree and careers

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If you’re on a public service career path, and looking at grad schools, you may have considered a Master of Public Affairs or Administration. What is an MPA, and how is it distinct from nonprofit management, MBA, and other grad degrees? This episode, part one, is an overview of the degree and associated careers. Find Part Two on coursework, field work, and certificates, here. Find Part Three,...

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Dec 15 2011

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Student Debt Relief, Part 2: Income-Based Repayment with Heather Jarvis

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Do you have student loans? Are you thinking about borrowing money for grad school? This episode of the Idealist Grad Schools podcast takes a closer look at two student debt relief programs established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Listen now to Part Two which focuses on Income-Based Repayment, a crucial component of PSLF that is available now and that allows you to make even $0...

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Nov 08 2011

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Student Debt Relief, Part 1: Public Service Loan Forgiveness with Heather Jarvis

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Do you have student loans? Are you thinking about borrowing money for grad school? This episode of the Idealist Grad Schools podcast takes a closer look at two student debt relief programs established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Listen to Part One of the podcast which focuses on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, in which many nonprofit and government workers...

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Nov 08 2011

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Net Impact's Corporate Careers that Make a Difference

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Can you make the world more sustainable by working for a corporation? According to Net Impact and its free, downloadable career guide Corporate Careers that Make a Difference, you can. Everyday, business leaders make a positive environmental and social impact in their companies — both in dedicated green jobs, as well as in more conventional job functions. On this episode of the Idealist...

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Aug 16 2011

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Argentina: Un ‘Teatro Ciego’ que no te dejará indiferente

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En una calle arbolada de Buenos Aires se encuentra un descolorido edificio con un extenso mural de graffiti sobre la figura del incomparable Carlos Gardel. En su interior, un teatro que siempre permanece a oscuras. Es el llamado ‘Teatro Ciego,’ el primer y único teatro donde ambos, artistas videntes e no videntes, actúan totalmente sin luz. Nuestro último podcast nos trae a Ceci Gil Mariño y su...

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Jun 30 2011

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Work on Purpose: Lara Galinsky on Careers with Heart, Head, and Hustle

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Lara Galinsky, Senior Vice President of Echoing Green is launching an inspiring career guide for social-impact work called Work on Purpose. Each chapter of Work on Purpose asks key questions for career seekers; illustrates the impact of these questions in the lives of Echoing Green community members; and offers a place for notes at the end for you to jot reflections from your own life. In this...

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Apr 23 2011

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South Carolina Nonprofit Leader: Debbie Bower, Senior Resources

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Posted as part of Nonprofit Career Month, featuring the diversity of career opportunities in the nonprofit sector. Listen to more shows in this series. Today's Nonprofit Career Month podcast guest is Debbie Bower, Executive Director of Senior Resources Inc., a South Carolina nonprofit that provides seniors services, resources, transportation help, and Meals on Wheels so that they can live...

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Oct 27 2009

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New Mexico Nonprofit Leader: Margaret Ambler Salamon, Center for Nonprofit Excellence

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Posted as part of Nonprofit Career Month, featuring the diversity of career opportunities in the nonprofit sector. Today’s guest is Margaret Ambler Salamon, Research Specialist and wearer of many other hats at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence in Albuqueque, NM. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is a collaborative effort of the United Way of Central New Mexico and the Albuquerque Community...

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Oct 15 2009

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Peace Corps Community Resources: An interview with Erica Burman and Molly Mattessich of the National Peace Corps Association

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As Peace Corps nears it's 50th Anniversary in 2011, applications are on the rise, fewer Volunteer positions are getting funded, the Senate just confirmed a new agency director, and the number of Peace Corps  alumni is nearing 200,000. Helping connect the dots among the agency's fiscal needs, and Volunteers past, present, and future is the National Peace Corps Association—the independent...

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Sep 21 2009

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Questions with Ben Smilowitz of Disaster Accountability Project

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In this week's Questions With podcast, Douglas interviews Ben Smilowitz, founder of the Disaster Accountability Project. While helping in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Ben realized the deficits in disaster planning and overview in New Orleans and across the country. We cover the importance of emergency planning, the far reaching nature of disaster work and how you can help prepare your...

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Aug 24 2009

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Teach For America: An Interview with Aaliyah El-Amin

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Today's guest on The New Service podcast is Aaliyah El-Amin, an alumna of Teach For America’s 2000 Atlanta corps. Teach For America is the national corps of recent college graduates who commit to teach for at least two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. In the 2008-09 school year, 6,200 corps members taught in over 1,600...

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Aug 03 2009

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A Pride Month Interview - Lesbian and Gay Perspectives in AmeriCorps and Peace Corps

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June is Pride Month, so The New Service podcast from Idealist.org is taking a closer look at the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals serving in Peace Corps and AmeriCorps. Today's guests are lesbian and gay former service corps participants: Chad Jeremy, a former AmeriCorps NCCC corps member, currently a training specialist with AmeriCorps NCCC in...

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Jun 17 2009

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Past, Present, and Future…The Voices of Girls and Women

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From our team in Portland, Oregon: Last November, we blogged about a mentorship program taking place in our office where four of the women on our staff would be mentoring a small group of teenage girls. Coordinated by Girls, Inc. of NW Oregon, the Associates Mentoring Program provides opportunities for busy professional women to join forces with girls in crafting a project to explore different...

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Jun 09 2009

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Nonprofit and Volunteer Resources: Laura Norvig and Jason Scott from the Resource Center

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The Resource Center, a website of the Corporation for National and Community Service, is the repository of over 8,000 nodes of training tools, publications, and effective practices to support volunteer programs, nonprofits, and people involved with the AmeriCorps family of programs. The Resource Center–free and accessible to all audience–boasts a 3,000-item lending library as well as a calendar...

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Apr 17 2009

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Volunteer Abroad: Your Questions Answered by Erin Barnhart

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Are you interested in taking some time to volunteer in another country? Have you already started your search and now you have even more questions? Or do you have no idea where to begin? In either case, this podcast episode is for you. We collected common questions from attendees at the recent Idealist.org Global Volunteering Fair and our very own Erin Barnhart answers them for us.  Erin...

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Apr 07 2009

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AmeriCorps for Legal Experts: Equal Justice Works's Cole McMahon and Marty Costello

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In 2009, hundreds of emerging legal experts across the United States will offer assistance in helping people who face mortgage foreclosure and other  problems through the Equal Justice Works 2009 Summer AmeriCorps program and the one-year AmeriCorps Legal Fellows program. Every year in this country, four out of five low-income people in need of legal assistance are denied services because of...

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Mar 23 2009

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Peace Corps in China: Country Director Bonnie Thie

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In this episode of the The New Service Podcast, Amy speaks with Bonnie Thie, the country director of Peace Corps's China program. Bonnie served in Peace Corps Afghanistan, where she served for three years in the 1970s. She served 18 years with the Environmental Protection Agency most recently as the director of policy, communications and resource management in the Office of Wetlands, Oceans and...

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Jan 16 2009

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Peace Corps philosopher in China: Author Peter Vernezze

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Philosophy isn’t generally thought of as a cross-cultural tool, but for Peter Vernezze, who left a position as philosophy professor at a U.S. university to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in China, philosophy is exactly that.  Over the course of his two years of service in a Sichuan university, Professor Vernezze set up and took notes on philosophical chats among his students. From their...

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Jan 06 2012

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Social enterprise school: The Mycelium School's Matthew Abrams

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A unique design for education is underway in Asheville, North Carolina and it takes its model from the vegetative part of a mushroom, mycilia. Opening in 2013 the Mycelium School aims to cultivate social entrepreneurs and leaders in creating local change by enhancing social and environmental systems through a gap year educational program. In this episode, Amy Potthast chats with the Mycelium...

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Jan 05 2012

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The MSW, Part 3: Admissions, financial aid and ROI

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The Master of Social Work prepares students with the practice methods, ethical and social values, and scientific principles to work with populations-at-risk. Programs promote social and economic justice, strengths-based practice with diverse populations, and evaluation. Careers includes both direct service and organizational leadership roles in a wide array of issues. In this Idealist Grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MSW, Part 2: Coursework, fieldwork and certificates

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The Master of Social Work prepares students with the practice methods, ethical and social values, and scientific principles to work with populations-at-risk. Programs promote social and economic justice, strengths-based practice with diverse populations, and evaluation. Careers includes both direct service and organizational leadership roles in a wide array of issues. In this Idealist Grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MSW, Part 1: Degree and careers overview

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The Master of Social Work prepares students with the practice methods, ethical and social values, and scientific principles to work with populations-at-risk. Programs promote social and economic justice, strengths-based practice with diverse populations, and evaluation. Careers includes both direct service and organizational leadership roles in a wide array of issues. In this Idealist Grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPP: Part 3, admissions and financial aid

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Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPP: Part 2, on coursework and fieldwork

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Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

12mins

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The MPP: Part 1, degree and career overview

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Public policy masters degrees emphasize analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems. MPP grads work across sectors with quantitative and qualitative information to develop, assess, and evauate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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Conflict Resolution: Part 3, admissions and financial aid

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In Conflict resolution masters programs, students learn how to analyze conflict and how to uncover the underpinnings of conflict situations. They gain skills to defuse and prevent conflict situations that arise among individuals, groups, and countries. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff and an alum from two conflict resolution grad...

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Dec 16 2011

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Conflict Resolution: Part 2, coursework, fieldwork and certificates

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In Conflict resolution masters programs, students learn how to analyze conflict and how to uncover the underpinnings of conflict situations. They gain skills to defuse and prevent conflict situations that arise among individuals, groups, and countries. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad programs: This episode,...

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Dec 16 2011

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Conflict resolution: Part 1, on the degree & its careers

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In Conflict resolution masters programs, students learn how to analyze conflict and how to uncover the underpinnings of conflict situations. They gain skills to defuse and prevent conflict situations that arise among individuals, groups, and countries. In this Idealist Grad School Podcast series, Amy Potthast chats with admissions staff from two conflict resolution grad programs: This episode,...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPA: Part 3, on admissions and financial aid

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If you’re on a public service career path, and looking at grad schools, you may have considered a Master of Public Affairs or Administration. What is an MPA, and how is it distinct from nonprofit management, MBA, and other grad degrees? This episode, Part Three, is on admissions and financial aid. Find Part One, an overview of the degree and associated careers, here. Find Part Two on...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPA: Part 2, on coursework, field work, and certificates

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If you’re on a public service career path, and looking at grad schools, you may have considered a Master of Public Affairs or Administration. What is an MPA, and how is it distinct from nonprofit management, MBA, and other grad degrees? This episode, Part Two, is on coursework, field work, and certificates. Find Part One, an overview of the degree and associated careers, here. Find Part Three,...

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Dec 16 2011

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The MPA: Part 1, on the degree and careers

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If you’re on a public service career path, and looking at grad schools, you may have considered a Master of Public Affairs or Administration. What is an MPA, and how is it distinct from nonprofit management, MBA, and other grad degrees? This episode, part one, is an overview of the degree and associated careers. Find Part Two on coursework, field work, and certificates, here. Find Part Three,...

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Dec 15 2011

14mins

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Student Debt Relief, Part 2: Income-Based Repayment with Heather Jarvis

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Do you have student loans? Are you thinking about borrowing money for grad school? This episode of the Idealist Grad Schools podcast takes a closer look at two student debt relief programs established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Listen now to Part Two which focuses on Income-Based Repayment, a crucial component of PSLF that is available now and that allows you to make even $0...

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Nov 08 2011

17mins

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Student Debt Relief, Part 1: Public Service Loan Forgiveness with Heather Jarvis

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Do you have student loans? Are you thinking about borrowing money for grad school? This episode of the Idealist Grad Schools podcast takes a closer look at two student debt relief programs established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Listen to Part One of the podcast which focuses on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, in which many nonprofit and government workers...

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Nov 08 2011

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Is Nonprofit Management the right grad degree for you? Part Three: Admissions and Financial Aid

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With a plethora of graduate disciplines available to you—MBA, MPA, Social Work—you may be wondering, why should I go for a specialized degree in nonprofit management? When you enroll in a nonprofit management grad program, you gain the skills and knowledge specific to and necessary for leadership in this growing and dynamic sector. Furthermore, your classmates will be very likely to share your...

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Sep 15 2011

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Is Nonprofit Management the right grad degree for you? Part Two: Careers, coursework, certification

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This week the Idealist Grad Fairs launch in New York City and Washington, DC. What will you study in grad school? With a plethora of graduate disciplines available to you—MBA, MPA, Social Work—you may be wondering, why should I go for a specialized degree in nonprofit management? When you enroll in a nonprofit management grad program, you gain the skills and knowledge specific to and necessary...

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Sep 12 2011

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Is Nonprofit Management the right grad degree for you? Part One: What makes it distinct?

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This week the Idealist Grad Fairs launch in New York City and Washington, DC. What will you study in grad school? With a plethora of graduate disciplines available to you—MBA, MPA, Social Work—you may be wondering, why should I go for a specialized degree in nonprofit management? When you enroll in a nonprofit management grad program, you gain the skills and knowledge specific to and necessary...

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Sep 12 2011

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Net Impact's Corporate Careers that Make a Difference

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Can you make the world more sustainable by working for a corporation? According to Net Impact and its free, downloadable career guide Corporate Careers that Make a Difference, you can. Everyday, business leaders make a positive environmental and social impact in their companies — both in dedicated green jobs, as well as in more conventional job functions. On this episode of the Idealist...

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Aug 16 2011

22mins

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