John Zody Alumni Spotlight

Name: John Zody

Organization: City of Bloomington Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Position: Director of the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Alma Mater: BSPA ’01, MPA ‘13

Interview Questions:

1. Can you tell our students …

By Brianna Wright
Brianna Wright Peer Educator
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Graduate Intern Spotlight : Emma Cannon – I support the Girls

This week, we will highlight Emma Cannon who shared her experience at I Support the Girls

Here’s what she shared…

I am an MPA student concentrating in Nonprofit Management and I worked with I Support The Girls. I Support The …

By Debby Mathebula
Debby Mathebula Peer Educator
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How to Decline a Job Offer (With Examples)

Congratulations, you got the job! But what if you’re not sure you want to take it and have no idea how to say no? If you’re unsure how to decline a job offer, here’s your go-to guide for knowing when …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Graduate Internship Spotlight: Sangeet Nepal (Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC)

Sangeet Nepal is pursuing an MPA-MSES dual degree at the O’Neill school with a concentration in Energy. He worked as a Climate Corps Fellow at Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC (Vmo) on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Vmo is …
By Chloe de Camara
Chloe de Camara Peer Educator
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How to use Teal (a useful job tracker)

Teal is a job tracker that students can use to organize and keep track of jobs and internships that they have applied for. This tool helps students have a more productive job search by allowing them to bookmark jobs with …

By Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson Peer Educator
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5 Reasons Why Underclassmen Should Attend Career Fairs

Checking my school email this time of year may be a slew of announcements from professors, newsletters for your major, and advertisements for school events. I am always tempted to delete the latter two – they might not have information …

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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

If you are interested in a career in public service, you may want to consider applying to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program.  The PMF program is a highly competitive 2-year paid internship for advanced degree holders.   The application process …

By June Coleman
June Coleman Graduate Career Consultant
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6 Tips to Protect Your Privacy During Zoom Meetings

In recent weeks, the video conferencing tool Zoom has become a lifeline for millions of people around the world. If you are a student or remote worker, there’s a good chance you’re using Zoom every day to attend online classes, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Cultivate Empathy in the Workplace in Difficult Times

When empathy is part of a workplace culture, employees are happier and more productive, leading to greater success all around. And while difficult circumstances require more empathy than usual, they also make it easy for this crucial skill to get …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to ace your next video interview

A recent survey of 800 HR executives found that a staggering 88% of companies were either requiring or encouraging remote work in the current climate. While all aspects of a company’s operations will be affected, the shift to remote work …

By Kaleb Mount
Kaleb Mount
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