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Tamera P. Mar 27, 2018 601 views

Complimentary major/minor for Sociology major?

I plan to chase after a career in international human rights law, working with NGO's like Amnesty International or the EU court of human rights. With that in mind, I've thought about minors/ double majors in subjects like Spanish or international studies, but am still undecided what subject...

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Samantha P. Mar 12, 2018 668 views

Are there any jobs for humanitarian work?

I love helping people and I really want to live my life doing humanitarian aid type stuff but I also need to make money to help sustain a family. helpingothers humanitarian non-profit-organization-management nonprofits human-rights career-path...


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Yasmin A. Jan 24, 2018 548 views

What are some careers available in social justice and social activism for immigration? Do I have to become an immigration lawyer to help?

I'm currently a high school senior on my way to college. And immigration is a topic I'm passionate about. I'm very interested in pursuing a career in social justice that will improve and impact the lives of immigrants living within our country. I know that many people tend to pursue careers in...

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Clarissa B. Jan 19, 2018 582 views

How do I apply my passion to my career?

I am a marketing major and I hope to have a career in the advertising or social media field. I am very passionate about human rights, equal opportunities, anti-racism, and women's rights. I would like to know how I can apply these types of themes into my career in a way that I can make a...

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Alexis H. Jan 15, 2018 401 views

Why aren't there more high school programs centered around promoting Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

Growing up I had no idea about the labels "Predominantly White Institutions(PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities". My first time being exposed to HBCU's was in a somewhat negative light. These institutions provide quality programs and diversities just like any other...

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Lydia A. Jun 22, 2017 12621 views

Careers available in prevention of human trafficking?

I am a high school student currently enrolled in collegiate high school working towards my AA. I am very interested in fighting sex trafficking and would be interested to know my options as far as this field goes and what my major should be to be successful on this path, but still have a...

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Darcie I. Apr 04, 2017 749 views

What jobs relate to the field of international relations/development?

I am currently working towards an undergraduate degree in international development/globalization with a minor in political science at the University of Ottawa. While I am very interested and inspired by the content I have been learning, I am not sure exactly what I want to specialize in when...

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Melissa A. Feb 16, 2017 667 views

How do you use a Homeland Security degree in searching for a career?

I am actually still in school for about three more weeks and I am finishing my thesis on Cybercrime. My experience is in Sociology and the Legal field. I am self-motivated and a hard-worker who learns pretty fast. I am anxious to get a career, but I am 41 years old and have been out of work...

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Jade K. May 18, 2016 577 views

How do I prepare for international human rights legal work?

I will graduate next month, June 2016, and enter law school this fall. I have traveled a lot and found that I can help/protect people around the world through the law. To the international human rights lawyers out there - what is the advice you would give your past self about your current...

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dinesh K. Apr 20, 2016 990 views

what are the basic human rights?

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Amina H. Jun 29, 2015 1151 views

Human rights or international relations?

Hi! I'm very interested in working for Human Rights Watch, post college. What's the better major for that, Human rights or International Relations? Or please let me know if there are other even more helpful majors for this type of career (I'd either want to be a researcher in their organization...

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Sandra L. Jun 26, 2015 1923 views

what kind of jobs can i get with a sociology degree?

i want to be involved in human rights and activist, because i feel like there is a lot i can provide in this major, i want to focus on the goverment and judicial system and there errors. government sociology human-rights...


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Test S. Apr 07, 2015 743 views

What kind of classes do I need to become a counselor?

I am showing my students how to ask questions on CareerVillage and how to respond to them. Thank! psychology education counselor counseling human-rights...


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Kayla S. Mar 18, 2015 847 views

If you are a Human Rights Lawyer, how frequently can/will you travel internationally?

Hello! I am a high school senior and I am considering being a Human Rights Lawyer. I understand with this interest, I have the opportunity to represent inequalities all over the world. I really wanted to know an estimate amount of times one will travel internationally in the career. lawyer...

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