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So, You Want to Volunteer Abroad?

written by Ellen Freudenheim, MPH

So, You Want to Volunteer Abroad?

OK, so it sounds absolutely fabulous. Instead of traveling 5,000 miles to an exotic destination to stay in an American chain hotel, you join a volunteer army of international voluntary service workers. You sign up to work on a project of indisputable value, like building a school. And in just a week you garner rare insights into the previously unimaginable lives of Kenyan goat herders or Costa Rican grandmas.

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Green Jobs

Over 4 Million Green Jobs Predicted (If You Can Wait Till 2030)

written by Ellen Freudenheim, MPH

Green Jobs

Imagine spending the rest of your career helping reduce the carbon footprint of your hometown, or helping schools cut costs by using wind power.

Seeking to “give back” and engage in work that feels meaningful (and also pays a salary), many baby boomers would love to find employment in a field that enhances environmental sustainability.

Over 4 Million Green Jobs Predicted (If You Can Wait Till 2030) Optimists say that the greening of the US economy will also create a huge spurt in job growth. Some experts think it will produce three times more jobs than the Internet has in the past decade. That’s huge.

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Berlin…

the Hottest Destination in Europe

written by Ellen Freudenheim, MPH

Berlin, the Hottest Destination in Europe

Berlin has it all. Culture. Food. And a rich, if complex, historical tapestry that weaves together strands of genteel old Europe, the horrors of World War II, and the Cold War conflict. Now, a new generation is redefining it all.

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