Volunteering & Career Development

post-academic, volunteering
Are you are searching for a way to add interest and diversity to your week? Or perhaps considering a new career? Volunteering can offer you insights into a new way of working or a new line of work. Volunteering expands your skill set One of my volunteer gigs for a professional association required that I attain basic functionality with the web development platform Drupal. I’m no expert but being able to perform basic functions in Drupal means that I can update websites and speak a certain kind of language to developers. Basic familiarity with a development platform or programming language also indicates that you can probably advance your skills through some basic self study--an attractive attribute in both volunteers and new employees. Working for an organization outside of your institution…
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