Top 10 Tips for Making the Most of your Fellowship

Fellowships can be one of the most valuable experiences of your professional and academic career. Whether you are transitioning into a new sector or are traveling to research or work abroad for the first time, fellowships offer unique access to new resources, support, and professional networks that allow you to cultivate your skills and experience

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Career Series

Securing Funding for Grad School. Do the Hard Work Early.

How many of you have thought about pursuing an advanced degree? Ok. Now, how many of you have immediately thought about the upfront financial costs of that advanced degree? Scary, right? When I was considering my Master program options I would hear everything from ‘it’s not worth it money-wise’ to ‘don’t worry about the upfront

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Education & Skills

Participate in Sankalp 2020, Entrepreneurial Renaissance: Designing the Impact Economy

There is a special 20% discount available for the PCDN Community enter this code – SGS2020PCDN at registration/checkout. Some scholarships are also available (contact Intellecap for details) The 12th Sankalp Global Summit will be hosted virtually from 2nd- 6th of November, 2020. The Summit will bring together 5000+ of the world’s most promising entrepreneurs, impact

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PCDN Podcast

E10S7: The Network Whisperer with Kerstin Tebbe

Kerstin Tebbe is the networking whisperer. An international development/humanitarian response professional interested in non-traditional approaches to change across all sectors. If you think networking is just to there to help you get jobs, you are in for a huge surprise.  Networking is skill, a strategy to advance your career and also a tool to affect positive social change. 

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Career Series

You Landed a Social Impact Job in a Pandemic . . . Now What? : How to Make the Most of Remote Onboarding in “These Uncertain Times”

By Sarah McLewin (bio below) “Starting a new job remotely must be so hard!” I’ve heard this many times since I started a new job in global education two months ago. And I beg to differ. It’s not hard. It’s just different. And—yes—perhaps, a bit surreal. While unemployment is at a record high, others are

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Education & Skills

Research and practice that makes an impact: Apply now to the Kroc Institute’s Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Environmental violence and its impact on everyday life. Culture, religion, and imperialism, and their impact on U.S. foreign policy. The impact of women’s cross-border trading at the Goma-Gisenyi border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. Providing trauma-informed support for refugees and migrants. Developing pedagogies for

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Study Peace at the University of Notre Dame: Fully-Funded Master’s Program

Apply by December 15, 2020. This is a sponsored post on PCDN In the midst of a global pandemic, increasing authoritarianism, climate change, and sustained systemic racial and gender injustices, equipping peacebuilders with the tools and knowledge to address violence and increase justice is more important than ever. Applications are now being accepted for the

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