While there are many ways to succeed in DC as a graduate student, here are four important things to keep in mind while starting your new graduate life in DC.
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What is a young writer supposed to do?Read more
The benefit of working with START is that the research projects are specifically drawn up by government agencies so you know that there’s some interest and, hopefully, some practical value in your findings.Read more
Peace Corps is exactly as one of its more famous slogans describes it: “The toughest job you’ll ever love.”Read more
Apart from perpetually winning all barroom bets on “weirdest thing ever eaten” and “longest time without a shower” the Peace Corps can offer a powerful launch-pad for budding young international specialists, a two-year respite for those getting cabin fever in their fluorescent lit cubicle, or even a great way to switch careers or begin retired life.Read more
Exiting this incredibly micromanaged world to a big unknown introduced weeks of sleepless nights.Read more
I highly recommend two things: don’t discount small NGOs, and don’t discount jobs that are slightly ‘off-track’ from your goal.Read more