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Students of Color

Information for Students of Color

As a person of color, you may face unique challenges as you search for opportunities and navigate the professional world. Career Services is committed to supporting students of color throughout their career exploration and professional development process. We are proud to partner with Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC)La Casa LatinaPAACH, and Makuu to provide targeted resources for students of color. We encourage students to explore our resources to learn more about programs available to specific populations. 

Featured Articles

Pre-health Prep: Shadowing vs. Clinical Volunteering


Many pre-health students wonder what the difference is between shadowing and clinical volunteering, as well as how much of these experiences they before applying to professional school.  Here’s a quick take:

Shadowing is observing a medical professional at work in …

By Carol Hagan
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Art Meets Social Impact | An Interview with Ilene Squires


Are you an artist who would like to make use of your talents in the social-impact space? From volunteer work to paid positions, there are plenty of opportunities available. I interviewed Ilene Squires, a freelance photographer who teaches part time …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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The 2 Musts for Advancing Your STEM Career, From 2 Latinx Leaders

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Raquel Rivera and Raquel Tamez have more in common than just their names — they’re also successful Latinx leaders in the STEM field.

A lifelong lover of science and math, Rivera grew her career to Vice President of Product Delivery Center …

By Fairygodboss - Fairygodboss
As the largest career community for women, Fairygodboss provides millions of women with career connections, community advice, and hard-to-find intel about how companies treat women.
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The Hispanic & Latino Network at McKinsey & Co. host “Ask Me Anything” Live Session

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The Hispanic & Latino Network at McKinsey & Co are hosting a live web session on Monday, November 4th at 6p.  For more information, check out the event posting and registration via Jopwell.

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My Summer Adventure With Zebrafish


This is part of series of posts by recipients of the 2019 Career Services Summer Funding Grant. We’ve asked funding recipients to reflect on their summer experiences and talk about the industries in which they spent their summer. You can …

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