Aaliyah Anderson

Career Consultant

Aaliyah Anderson

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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Can Data Science Save the 2020 Election?

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On the night of November 8, 2016, Brian Olson was attending an election night party at his local bar with a group of close friends. A data science expert and software engineer, Olson had come armed with three laptops, whose …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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Who’s Hiring | 7 Organizations That Help Veterans

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On November 11, we observed Veterans Day to thank those who have served our country. But you don’t have to wait a whole year to give your thanks again. It’s important that we know their stories and get to know …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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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?

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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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