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How Volunteer Work helped me land my full-time job as a Title IX investigator for Harvard University

Guest Blogger: Ilissa Kimball Povich

"Four years after I joined the company, it was sold to the Financial Times, and I was asked to assume the general counsel role for the combined group. But, that position required travel to London, my nanny had just quit and my husband had just started a new job with substantial travel—so I resigned and began my very fulfilling 18-year chapter."

I am the kind of person who is not happy if I’m not busy. So during the 18 years that I did not work full-time—which I never regretted, even for a minute—I volunteered for many education-related initiatives and also did very very part-time paid consulting work leading workshops for new lawyers and writing abstracts of legal journal articles for a monthly digest.

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