ReliefWeb: Seeking Public Information Intern (Spring 2020/Summer 2020)

With Who:  ReliefWeb (under the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) Location:  Bangkok, Thailand Dates:  Spring 2020/Summer 2020 Duration:  3-6 months Academic Credit: Can be arranged for selected candidates. Position Description:  The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together…

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year

Here we are at the beginning of September, and the fourth week of the 2017-2018 School Year. That means classes are amping up and students are getting into the rhythm of their new schedules. Some of you, like myself, are still learning to navigate the rigors of graduate school (which is no small feat, but…

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School’s Out for Summer

  Final exams have been graded, summer plans confirmed, graduation parties scheduled…the Spring 2016 semester has officially come to a close. The College of Charleston campus has grown quieter, enjoying the peace that settles in before another school year begins in August. This August, a new group of MOCM scholars will set foot on our…

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The Best Productivity Apps For Grad Students

Graduate school presents challenges outside of the classroom—like surviving on a budget or learning to schedule time efficiently. Thankfully, there are some very useful techniques and apps to make the life of the busy, heavily scheduled graduate student a little easier. Mint The free Mint.com app makes it easy to manage all of your money…

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IS IT WORTH IT? GETTING A MASTER’S IN COMMUNICATION

In the past, getting a master’s degree indicated you were headed for doctoral work. Now, that’s not always the case. In today’s hyper competitive work environment, a master’s degree can serve as a way to advance in your career. Or, if you’re looking to change career directions altogether, a master’s degree can help you retool…

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