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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Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

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

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

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)

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. …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, …

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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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5 Things Every Veteran Should Do Before Leaving the Military

Despite the military’s best efforts, when it comes to transitioning out, the experience is usually rushed and chaotic. Here are a few things that you can do before you get out to help make the process a little smoother and …

By Courtney Wilson - Springboard
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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

Kaiba Lithicum sits across from me, smiling as he talks, clearly at ease in his workplace. But that hasn’t always been the case. He’s often struggled with how he’s been treated at work as a trans person of color. “Being …

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Military Transitions: A Soldier’s Path to AI

Growing up, I wanted to be a politician. Solving problems and enacting solutions that could have a real societal benefit was very appealing to me.

Everything seemed to be on track: I studied political science in college and scored a …

By Jon Shepard - Springboard
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I Transitioned Into the Civilian Workplace After 27 Years in the Military

When Carlos Perez enrolled in West Point back in 1985, he had no idea he’d end up serving for almost three decades.

While he did have a desire to serve his nation, the primary reason he became a cadet was …

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