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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Finding jobs and internships as a first-generation grad

For first-generation college students, the entire college experience is completely new and uncharted. With no family to lean on for advice and support in terms of knowing the ins and outs of college life, it’s no wonder that a recent …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Career Wellness for Graduate Students: Work-life Integration

Take the time to figure out what a work-life balance looks like for you and how to maintain career wellness in graduate school!

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Workforce Recruitment Program Success Story: Amanda Brenner

Amanda Brenner ’22 MSW recently joined the U.S. Department of Labor as a Workforce Analyst for the YouthBuild Program, a job she secured by participating in the Workforce Recruitment Program. The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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How Black and White Professionals Reckon with Racism in the Workplace [Interview]

Kristin Harper is the CEO of Driven to Succeed, LLC—a leadership development company that provides brand strategy consulting, market research, and keynote speaking on leadership and emotional intelligence—and author of The Heart of a Leader: 52 Emotional Intelligence Insights …

By Stephan Maldonado - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Mindy Kaling Can Make You Laugh, But She Also Has Career Advice for You

Hear about Mindy Kaling’s experience finding her place in the entertainment industry after starting out as a “diversity hire”, and what she has to say about diversity, hard, work and more.

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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“The Calling to Work for a Faith-based Organization”

Curious about working for a faith-based organization? This interview deep dives with an experienced top corporate brand marketer who switched his career to follow his calling in faith inspired non-profits.

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County (she, her, hers)
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Interview Tips For Veterans On The Job Hunt

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistakes that veterans make during interviews, which could keep them from getting a civilian/corporate job they are …

By Guest Contributor - WayUp
WayUp
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight: Bianca Kea

Latinx Heritage Month lasts from September 15 to October 15, and today we are highlighting Bianca Kea, an Afro-Latina entrepreneur and business owner who founded the apparel company, Yo Soy Afro Latina.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Not another brick in the wall!

Want to learn how to stand out to employers and differentiate yourself from other candidates? Here are some tips and tricks for how to create a personal brand and stand out from the crowd!

By Theo Menounos
Theo Menounos Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Counseling, School of Engineering
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