MPA@UNC Blog


Announcing the #HowIServe Campaign: January 20-31 [Call For Submissions]

While January is a great time to set personal goals for what you want to accomplish throughout the year, it’s also a great time to reflect on how you hope to make an impact on your community...

 

Volunteerism In America [Infographic]

In honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 20th, MPA@UNC has created a graphic that features fast facts on volunteerism in the United States. Find out about current trends in civic engagement and learn more about major milestones in volunteerism, from the establishment of the Peace Corps to the creation of AmeriCorps VISTA.

Weekly News Roundup: December 22 – 28

If you are like me at this time of year, busy with last-minute gift shopping, you may have the sinking feeling that every year it costs more and more to buy presents for our loved ones. To put it another way, a dollar just doesn’t seem to go as far as it used to...

Diplomacy in Action

The Department of State (DOS) is one of the most well known executive departments within the government. The DOS is primarily responsible for managing and implementing US foreign policy as determined by the president. This includes representing the United States abroad, training foreign militaries, countering international crime, and offering assistance to foreign countries in need...

Preparing America’s Workforce

The Department of Labor (DOL) is focused on maintaining a prosperous workforce throughout the United States. The DOL’s programs are designed to train individuals for their jobs, ensure safe working environments, secure appropriate pay and benefits for employees, and avoid discrimination...

Applying to Grad School? 5 Tips to Make Your Résumé Stand Out

Whether you’re applying to graduate school to advance in your current career path or pursue a new one, you will be asked to include a copy of your résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) outlining your professional and academic experience...