Aaliyah Castleberry

Career Consultant

Aaliyah Castleberry

Aaliyah (she/her/hers) is a Career Consultant and serves as a liaison to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) with a focus on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural and Ethnic Centers and Institutes. Aaliyah meets with students to discuss various career-related topics such as major and career exploration, career planning materials and resources, post-graduation opportunities and general career development. Aaliyah also develops relevant content related to career development and the Arts, Media and Communication Career Community.

Prior to joining the CCD team in June of 2020, Aaliyah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Community Engagement and a Master of Science in Counselor Education with a focus on Student Development in Higher Education from Central Connecticut State University.

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How to Pass Springboard’s Machine Learning Engineering Technical Skills Survey

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Machine learning is the process of using programming languages together with analytical and data science knowledge to create programs that enable machines to take actions without being specifically directed by a human. 

If you’re reading this, you are probably considering …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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4 Things I’ve Learned on my Nonprofit Journey

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I’ve worked on and off in the nonprofit sector for the last 20 years, and what I’ve learned has often surprised me—or at the very least challenged some enduring myths about the social-impact space.

Looking back at my career, I’ve …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Amazing Companies That Champion LGBTQ Equality Hiring Now

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With the current job market being hypercompetitive, it can be difficult to not only secure a position but find a company whose values align with your own. It has become trendy for companies to include rainbows on their products during …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
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3 Podcasts to Spark Curiosity and Inspiration

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Busy changemakers believe in making the most of their time, which is why they can often be found absorbed in books on their morning commutes. But what about people who bike to work or log hours behind the wheel en …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Requesting Religious Accommodations on the Job Search

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After months of applying for roles, you finally land an interview with your dream organization. You’re thrilled until you realize the all-day interview includes both lunch with the team and dinner with members of leadership (or an all day virtual …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

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It’s natural to have first-day jitters when you start a new job. But what happens when your first day is remote? What if many days after that are also remote depending on how long the company keeps folks home as …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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5 Effective Habits for Working from Home

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For those of us lucky enough to have work that can be done remotely, the fantasy of working from home doesn’t always shake out when we find ourselves in in our new “office” (read: pajama-ed at the kitchen table which …

By Idealist Careers - Idealist Careers
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Black History Month | 4 Social-Impact Leaders to Celebrate

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Did you know that Black History Month exists because of a nonprofit organization and its dedicated leader?

Dr. Carter G. Woodson, often called the “Father of Black History”, founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
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6 Tips for Navigating Your Religious Needs at Work (From People Who’ve Done It)

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Like most millenials, I consider work benefits and culture just as important as my salary, if not more. I want to know how many vacation days I’m allotted, how my employer treats their employees, and whether my co-workers are friendly. …

By The Muse
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